Energy Efficient Communities Program – Business Stream – Dairy Farming Business

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett

The Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, the Hon Angus Taylor MP, today released guidelines for the Energy Efficient Communities Program – Dairy Farming Business Grants. This grant opportunity opens for applications today and closes on 17 August 2020. The objectives of this grant opportunity are to support dairy farming businesses to: replace existing equipment…

Training boost for small construction businesses

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett

Small businesses in the building and construction industry are being offered targeted online training to upskill and strengthen their business prospects. Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is partnering with specialist training agencies to boost the professionalism, knowledge and business management skills of sole traders and small businesses across Queensland. Participants in the program can improve their…

QRRRWN COVID CRISIS & REBUILDING RESPONSE

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett

Concerned about the disproportionate impact that an economic down turn can have on women’s employment in rural and regional areas, and the ability of women to be key drivers of rebuilding a local economy, the Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network (QRRRWN) has launched its own Covid-19 Crisis and Rebuilding Response in an effort…

South Burnett Regional Council #supportsmall

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett

South Burnett Regional Council Mayor, Cr Brett Otto urges the South Burnett community to step up and #supportsmall business! May is the month to show your support for Queensland’s small businesses. Shop locally and show how you support small business on social media with #supportsmall. Mayor Otto said, “The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way…

The Queensland Economic Recovery Strategy

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett

Unite and recover for Queensland Jobs released — The three priorities for stage 1 cover building vital infrastructure, strengthening Queensland’s industries and enabling future growth. Measures in the strategy include: $100 million Small Business Adaption Grants open for applications — Grants of up to $10,000 are available to eligible small businesses to recover and rebuild…

Price freeze offers further relief for farmers

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham Tuesday, May 05, 2020 Price freeze offers further relief for farmers Thousands of Queensland farmers will see their irrigation water prices remain the same or fall next year thanks to a Palaszczuk Government price freeze. Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the…