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…

New measures introduced to access seasonal workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett

Coming into effect from 12:01am Tuesday 5 May 2020, the Queensland Government has introduced new measures to help agribusiness and commercial fisheries access seasonal workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes ensure seasonal work can continue so Queensland’s food supplies are secure while meeting COVID-19 public health directions.  The Government’s priority is to prevent the…

Important COVID-19 information for travellers and harvest workers

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett

Handwashing Researchers think that if everyone washed their hands properly, about 1 million lives would be saved every year. More info at Qld Health’s handwashing guide   Translated resources If you need some translated resources to help you understand your obligations, head to Queensland Health.   How to apply for visa extension If you’re in…