Durundur Heritage Railway, Woodford (Image credit: Visit Moreton Bay Region)
Meet "edgie" businesses in the Moreton Bay region
Sunday 18 June 2017

Meet "edgie" businesses in the Moreton Bay region!

Come along for a great FREE night out on 18 June and meet the startup business graduates hatched out of the Startup Moreton Bay region programs from this year and 2016.

These businesses have spent the last few months in this innovative program learning how to run a business and launch it successfully.  Their business ideas are different and creative. Please come and support them and you might even forge new business partnerships!

Music, drinks and nibbles are on offer in what promises to be an exciting and interesting event for our region.

AgTech startup businesses apply to join a Qld trade mission to Israel

If you are an AgTech (Agricultural Technology) startup business, you might like to apply for the opportunity to be part of a Queensland trade mission in August to Israel, the world’s leading startup nation.

Improve your business processes with the Entrepreneur's Programme

Apply for the Entrepreneurs’ Programme if you would like to improve your business processes. The Programme uses experienced Advisers and Facilitators, drawn from industry, to ensure businesses get the advice and support needed to improve their competiveness, productivity and to seek growth opportunities.

Access the single entry point for major projects assistance

Are you working on a major project development in Australia or thinking about starting one? The Major Projects Facilitation Agency (MPFA)’s new Major Projects Help Tool can assist you.

Find out if your advanced manufacturing business is eligible for government funding

The Government will allocate new funding of $100 million to boost innovation, skills and employment in advanced manufacturing.

These measures will: encourage further research; invest in our emerging engineers and scientists; provide facilities to test new products; and develop business capability. Importantly, support to advanced manufacturing businesses will encourage investment in new processes and equipment to ensure that they are world‑leaders in competitive global markets.

Sign up to receive
Advance Queensland
innovation E-news

Join the Queensland Government's Advance Queensland mailing list to receive their monthly newsletter and stay up to date with the latest in Queensland innovation news.

Apply now for the Premier of Queensland's Export Awards
Applications close 7 Aug 2017

Queensland exporters are being encouraged to apply for the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2017, recognising the success and innovation of local businesses on the international stage. 

Access Australian Government tools to help save your business time and money

The Australian Government's business.gov.au online portal of information and advice for businesses, now has a handy tools page to help your business save time and money.

Protect your business from online scams

A recent ransomware cyber-attack has impacted a number of organisations around the globe, including Australian businesses. It’s important to make sure you have measures in place to protect your business from online scams.  Image credit: business.gov.au.

Submit your innovative idea to make Queensland more age-friendly

Do you have an innovative idea that supports Queensland Government’s vision to build an age-friendly state in which all Queenslanders, regardless of their age, can stay active and connected, and contribute economically, socially and culturally?

Over three years, $1 million per annum will be available through open funding rounds to seed fund community projects involving partnerships with local government and other organisations to co-develop, implement and promote innovative age-friendly projects.

Sign your business up for a short course on innovation in food and agribusiness 
Wednesday 14 June 2017

Are you ready to supercharge your ability to take new ideas and products to market?

FIAL and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science present the Fast and Furious short course, aimed at helping Food and Agribusinesses on an innovation challenge to rapidly realise commercial outcomes.

NBN Regional Briefing for Business - Samford & Surrounds
Monday 6 June 2017

Do you run a business in Samford or surrounding areas?  Do you want to know more about the rollout of the NBN?  Come and have all your questions answered about the timing of the roll out, technology and infrastructure being used and what it means for your business.

Levelling the Playing Field for Small Busines webinar
Thursday 8 June 2017

If you are a small business owner, or work with small businesses, and are interested in what the Australian Government is doing to help small business, sign up for a free and interactive webinar.

Join ASIC, other government agencies, small business owners and host Tracey Spicer (television, radio, and newspaper journalist) to discuss how regulators are working to level the playing field for small busines

Professional Services Briefing:
Supporting Your Clients to Build Better Businesses

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Professional Services businesses are invited to attend our Professional Services Briefing: Supporting Your Clients to Build Better Businesses

The briefing covers Commonwealth and Advance Queensland business assistance programs designed to: develop and commercialise ideas and products, enhance innovation, support business growth, new market development and to support Australian entrepreneurs.

NiP Briefing: Safety of Machinery in Manufacturing
Thursday 15 June 2017

An information presentation covering the recently updated Safety of Machinery standards, legislation, and safety techniques with respect to machinery in the workplace.  All NiP (Narangba Innovation Precinct) businesses are invited to attend who are directly or indirectly involved with manufacturing and/or utilising machinery for operational process in the workplace.

Webinar series: An Introduction to Social Media
Thursday 15 June 2017

Register for the Social Media for your Business webinar series.  With more and more customers connecting to businesses online each year, social media is a useful tool to promote your products and speak to your customers. Not only does social media provide an additional channel to connect you to your customers, you can also use it to engage with them for feedback, and test new ideas and services.

SME Export Briefing on
Pricing, International Payments and Foreign Exchange

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Exporting and importing businesses and businesses considering or starting export activities are invited to attend our SME Export Briefing on Pricing, International Payments and Foreign Exchange.

Benefits of attending the briefing are:
  • Gain access to high quality information for immedaite benefit to your business
  • Meet experts in their field
  • Build export capacity and capability
  • Access government programs
  • Share experience, knowledge, skills and information through collaboration with other businesses.

Government Business Links
AusIndustry in the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science puts Australian businesses first by simplifying and streamlining access to information, advice and services.

Australian Trade Commission
The Australian Trade Commission – Austrade - helps Australian businesses develop international markets and win productive foreign direct investment.

Department of Employment
The Australian Government Department of Employment is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.
Department of Education and Training
The Australian Government Department of Education and Training contains information about developing your skills and the skills of your employees; keeping your business competitive. 
Australian Taxation Office Small Business Newsroom

The ATO Small Business Newsroom is all your tax and super news in one place.
Advance Queensland

Advance Queensland is investing in our future by harnessing innovation to strengthen and diversify the economy and create jobs.
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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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