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RDA Moreton Bay Secures SQW Funding for Sweetest Job Campaign
Residents of the Moreton Bay and Sunshine Coast regions are set to benefit from recent funding via the Queensland Government’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work program for the Sweetest Job campaign.

On the back of the $362,500 funding grant awarded to Regional Development Australia (RDA) Moreton Bay, 120 applicants will have the opportunity to gain Certifications in Horticulture or Packaging & Logistics with a view to gaining sustainable employment in the food and agribusiness industry.
 
Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program now open
Have you heard about the Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program?

The program is providing matched funds to newly started small businesses so they can access professional planning, coaching and training. Such advice is critical in the early phases of establishing a business. 

Eligible businesses can apply for matched funding up to $5 000 to engage a consultant, advisor or business coach to assist in their initial planning stages.

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5 Minutes with Attollo Australia 
Fresh from taking out the Innovation of the Year category at the 2017 Moreton Bay Innovation Awards, RDA Moreton Bay managed to have a quick catch-up with Attollo Australia’s Managing Director Stefan Marschner. 
 
Welcome to our new Business Cluster Manager
We are pleased to introduce you to our new Business Cluster Manager, Jason Button.

Jason comes to RDA Moreton Bay with knowledge of the region having previously worked for Moreton Bay Regional Council in a Marketing and Design capacity. Prior to this position, for a number of years Jason worked extensively on national projects in the oil, gas and defence industry as a project manager for maritime projects and maintenance contracts.
 
Attend the Business: Moreton Bay Region Conference Series
Secure your ticket now to the next workshop in Business, Moreton Bay Region Conference Series.

The next Guest Speaker is Ben Roberts-Smith.  Retired from the Armed Forces, Ben - a decorated soldier and Victoria Cross recipient - now has his own consultancy business, advising clients across a range of sectors in relation to corporate culture, strategic restructuring and change movement.

This exciting new series offers networking opportunities, world-class speakers, industry insights, and professional development.

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NIP’s Attollo Australia Wins Innovation of the Year
Congratulations to all winners at the 2017 Moreton Bay Innovation Awards last Friday.  

Narangba Innovation Precinct’s (NiP) very own Attollo Australia Pty Ltd has taken out top billing at the Awards.

Announced at the Awards’ Gala event at Kallangur, Narangba's Attollo Australia scooped up both the $10,000 Innovation of the Year and $2,550 Established Innovation categories for its entry, the hydraulic rotating dual push-pull clamp for forklifts, which allows forklift drivers to easily handle and manage different-sized loads without the need for pallets.
 
Apply for Community Grants
Apply now for the Moreton Bay Regional Council's Community Grants program.

The Program provides a range of funding opportunities to individuals and organisations to positively contribute towards achieving a shared vision for the region.

There are 6 funds with a number of categories to apply for.
 
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What is Regional Development Australia Moreton Bay?

Regional Development Australia Moreton Bay (RDAMB) is part of a national network of organisations, which in Queensland is funded through the Australian Government to promote the economic development of the Moreton Bay region.

The role of RDAMB is to:

  • Develop and implement a Regional Plan
  • Provide advice on critical issues affecting the region
  • Identify and implement initiatives to tackle the region's economic development priorities
  • Generate project proposals for the National Stronger Regions Fund
  • Promote Australian Government Programs.

 

For further detail visit www.rdamoretonbay.org.au.

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