View of Lake Samsonvale from Mount Samson (Image credit: Visit Moreton Bay Region)
Local companies called to tender for child safety office fit out in Morayfield

The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible Queensland companies to tender for government office fit out works for a new Child Safety Service Centre in Morayfield.

Member for Morayfield Mark Ryan said "The project will include fitting out an existing building in Morayfield to provide work areas and meeting rooms, and family friendly spaces for interactions with Child Safety.

“Works will involve installing office partitions and workstations, constructing meeting rooms and laying new flooring.”

Get your business involved in the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Visit the Queensland Government's dedicated website for businesses wanting to get involved in the Commonwealth Games and find out how your business can take part.

Advice is also being sought from Queensland businesses regarding their awareness of and preparation for upcoming business opportunities, arising from the Commonwealth Games.

Social Media Bootcamp for Queensland Startups

Do you want a strong social media presence for your business? This Social Media Bootcamp is usually $397, but thanks to Moreton Technology Alliance and the Advance Queensland Startup Grants, the bootcamp is being offered for just $40.

To be eligible for a subsidised place you need an ABN registered in Queensland and to have been in operation for less than 3 years.

The online interactive sessions cover the foundations of social media, creating a strategy, detailed content creation, reputation management, customer service, systems and processes, a social media toolkit and how to measure return on investment. 

Changes to RDA Moreton Bay contact details

Please note that RDA Moreton Bay have changed their contact details. The landline is  no longer active, however you can contact Andrew Quain, Executive Officer and Jason Button, Business Cluster Manager by mobile phone and e-mail.

Start-ups advance programs

ADVANCE Queensland funded mentoring programs for Moreton Bay entrepreneurs have assisted 20 new innovative businesses in 12 months, Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said.

Regional Development Australia Moreton Bay was successful in obtaining $23,000 support through Advance Queensland.

$1 billion more for infrastructure and roads in the Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay

Queensland Government Minister for Environment Dr Steven Miles said the road projects were complemented by the massive infrastructure projects underway in the region.

“Across the state, we are working with councils to build projects that will make a real difference to communities and deliver local jobs,” Dr Miles said.

“We are delivering major infrastructure projects such as a new primary school in Caloundra South and major hospital upgrades at Caloundra and Caboolture.”

National Firearms Amnesty starts

Australia’s first National Firearms Amnesty aimed at reducing the number of unregistered firearms in our community runs form 1 July to 30 September 2017.

During the three-month amnesty, anyone can hand in unregistered firearms or firearm-related items for registration or surrender at approved drop-off points without penalty and without fear of prosecution.

Important changes for businesses from 1 July 2017

If you run a business in Australia, from 1 July 2017 there are changes that may affect you and your employees. 

Exporter's Workshop:
Common Mistakes in Negotiating with Asian Businesses

Tuesday 18 July 2017

Let’s imagine you’re ready to expand into Asia and have received interest from a potential customer in China.  After initial discussions, you start to notice they appear less interested in pursuing the deal, and you wonder where things went wrong.  Does this sound familiar?

Intercultural consultant Craig Shim will facilitate this highly interactive Exporters’ Workshop to help develop your international negotiation skills for Asia.

Moreton Technology Alliance Meeting
Thursday 20 July 2017

Digital tech businesses are invited to attend the next Moreton Technology Alliance meeting on What is a Digital Strategy and How Does it Make Me More Money?

Business (Moreton Bay Region Conference Series):
Mark Sowerby Chief Entrepreneur

Friday 11 August 2017

Register now for the next event in the popular "Business: Moreton Bay Region Conference Series". After attending practical business workshops sessions, hear from Queensland's first Chief Entrepreneur over your networking lunch.  Stay on for networking and drinks afterwards. 

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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