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BusinessApril 2019

Why should you have a stand at the Moreton Bay Region/North Brisbane Small Business Expo?

2019 Moreton Bay Region/North Brisbane Small Business Expo  The Moreton Bay Region/North Brisbane Small Business Expo is back and bigger than ever in 2019. Building from a hugely successful ye...

BusinessApril 2019

$1.7 million for state of the art health training at Caboolture

$1.7 million for state of the art health training at Caboolture Work is kicking off at the TAFE Caboolture campus to upgrade the health training facilities. Minister for ...

BusinessApril 2019

Small Business Week Events in Moreton Bay Region

2019 Small Business Week Events Calendar  It's time to celebrate small businesses operating all over Queensland and in the Moreton Bay Region - Queensland Small Business We...

BusinessApril 2019

Small business week gets an extra $200,000 boost

Small business week gets an extra $200,000 boost Around 50 Queensland small businesses will share in more than $200,000 to host and event during Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) next month. Mi...

BusinessApril 2019

Thriving Queensland Communities Grants

Grants to benefit Queensland’s neighbourhood centres Neighbourhood centres across Queensland are encouraged to apply for a share of $800,000 under the latest round of the Palaszczuk Gover...

BusinessMarch 2019

Does your business need a waste audit?

Does your business need a waste audit? Article by Karen Mortimore   It’s common for businesses at any stage of growth to suffer a decline in profit. In order to remedy the situation, ...

BusinessMarch 2019

Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights By Kylie Knight - Moreton Life Cran Middlecoat still remembers the first rocket he made as a boy and the feeling of elation when it flew a few metres in to the air. It's a fee...

BusinessMarch 2019

One small step is giant leap in Innovation

One small step is giant leap in innovation  By Kylie Knight - Moreton Life  Their prototype for a hands-free crutch may have won them two big awards, but the brains behind this innovation...

BusinessMarch 2019

Moreton Bay Region home to one of Australia's leading female innovators

Moreton Bay Region home to one of Australia's leading female innovators Founder and CEO, Megan Avard from SurePact was announced this week as one of eight female founders to be selected for the 201...

BusinessMarch 2019

Simple tips to avoid phishing scams

Simple tips to avoid phishing scams Article by Andrew Elms Phishing attacks are an unfortunate part of living in a digital age. You’re probably already aware of what these scam emails can loo...

BusinessMarch 2019

Moreton Bay Region Schools Share in Grant Funding

Moreton Bay Region Schools Share in Grant Funding  Redcliffe State High School Cluster, Caboolture State School and Pumicestone State School are among thirty-five Queensland scho...

BusinessMarch 2019

The QODE 2019 Program is Simply Inspiring

QODE 2019 Program  QODE promises to be unlike any other innovation, business and technology event, and with aspirations to become the largest innovation conference in the Southern Hemisphe...

BusinessMarch 2019

How do digital technologies influence your tourism business? Have your say

QTIC Tourism Disruptive Technologies Project  The aim of the QTIC Tourism Disruptive Technologies Project is to develop a digital workforce and training plan for the Queensland tourism industr...

BusinessMarch 2019

Redcliffe Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New President

Ryan Elson Steps Down as RPCC President  After having been the President of the Redcliffe Peninsula Chamber of Commerce (RPCC) for almost 4 years and one of the driving forces behind it's tran...

BusinessMarch 2019

Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas Fund Commences Round Five

Government announces grants funding to create sustainable jobs   If you're in the process of commercialising a new product, scaling your business, or penetrating new markets, you ...

BusinessMarch 2019

How to make the most of Queensland Small Business Week 2019

Queensland Small Business Week 2019 Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) 2019 will run from Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019. As one of the most important events on t...

BusinessMarch 2019

Nominate now for the 2019 Queensland Volunteering Awards

Call for Nominations for the 2019 Queensland Volunteering Awards It's time to take 15 minutes out of your day to really brighten up someone else's. Volunteering Queensland encourages you to nominat...

BusinessMarch 2019

Innovate Moreton Bay Nurtures Hub of Innovation and Enterprise

Innovate Moreton Bay Nurtures Hub of Innovation and Enterprise From game developers and marine scientists to university representatives and coffee connoisseurs, Innovate Moreton Bay pulled an impre...

BusinessFebruary 2019

Moreton Bay Innovation delegation to QODE

Innovate Moreton Bay delegation to QODE 2019 Stimulating. Energising. Disruptive. Provocative. Unsettling.  As technology drives continuous change, it is challenging to navigate and understand...

BusinessFebruary 2019

Tourism & Hospitality Mature Aged Project

Tourism & Hospitality Mature Aged Project The QTIC Tourism and Hospitality Mature Aged Program aims to promote inclusiveness in the workforce, enabling people to stay connected and contribute s...

BusinessFebruary 2019

New grants available for Queensland Small Business Week 2019

  New grants available for Queensland Small Business Week 2019 Small businesses will be encouraged to host events during this year’s Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) held from May 27-31....

BusinessFebruary 2019

Looking for growth? Start with this personalised employee training and development strategy...

Article by Jessica Redfern, SRJ Walker Wayland "The real competitive advantage in any business is one word only, which is 'people'." - Kamil Toume, Writer and Thought Leader.  It's not secret...

BusinessFebruary 2019

Rising stars of business awards launch Young Founders Collective

Last year’s USC Young Entrepreneur winner, awarded as part of the Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence & Innovation Awards, has teamed up with a fellow finalist to create a net...

BusinessFebruary 2019

What's the best way to reduce compliance costs & increase efficiencies in your organisation?

Article by Andrew Bingley, SRJ Walker Wayland ‘It is estimated that the total cost of compliance to the Australian economy is in excess of 250 billion dollars annually.’ The team at SRJ Walk...

BusinessJanuary 2019

Become a Small Business Digital Champion

Applications are now open to be one of 100 Australian small business owners who will receive a digital transformation for their business, valued up to $20,000. The government-led initiative aim...

BusinessJanuary 2019

Australia Day Awards – all the winners

Laying the foundations for a more inclusive region that enables independence for people living with a disability has won Elisha Wright of Murrumba Downs the Moreton Bay Regional Council 2019 ...

BusinessJanuary 2019

7 tax planning tips for better tax outcomes for business owners

7 tax planning tips for better tax outcomes for business owners Article by John Riseley, SRJ Walker Wayland Too often, we find that new clients have experienced less than ideal tax experiences and...

BusinessJanuary 2019

Queensland Training Awards open for nomination

Queensland’s training industry high achievers are being urged to nominate for the state’s most prestigious training awards. Minister for Training and Skills Development Shannon Fentiman said the 20...

BusinessJanuary 2019

Family business succession planning

Family business succession planning: Start preparing for the future with a few quick tips to consider Article by Katrina Brennan, SRJ Walker Wayland I often hear business owners say “How would thi...

BusinessDecember 2018

Happy holidays! Office update

And that's a wrap for 2018!  Thank you to all those who attended our events, participated in workshops, came on board as a member or sponsor, or who contributed to the ongoing economic su...

BusinessDecember 2018

Christmas boost for Queensland small business

Christmas has come early for more than 200 small businesses that will share in almost $1.8 million from the latest round of small business grants. Minister for Employment and Small Business Shannon...

BusinessDecember 2018

Fun runs to festivals: SRJ Walker Wayland on maximising its message

With offices in Brendale, Caboolture, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, 2018 marked yet another busy year for SRJ Walker Wayland Accountants and Advisors (SRJWW). Aside from its core busin...

BusinessDecember 2018

Building the innovation community through ARIP

Innovate Moreton Bay attended the second annual Advancing Regional Innovation Program (ARIP) conference in Townsville from November 27-28. The two-day conference drew representatives from lead orga...

BusinessDecember 2018

Is your business digital & trade ready? – Qld Tourism workshops

Enhance your digital skills and trade knowledge with free upskilling workshops for all Queensland tourism businesses, thanks to an initiative by the State Government. What’s on offer? Dig...

BusinessDecember 2018

New tech event announced for 2019

A major new event celebrating and showcasing Queensland entrepreneurs and innovation has been announced, delivering information on artificial intelligence, data, robotics, and the changing busi...

BusinessDecember 2018

Discover the value of financial forecasting

Banks and financiers commonly require small and medium businesses to provide financial forecasts when reviewing their current debt positions. Such a request can be met with resistance or enthusiasm...

BusinessDecember 2018

Safety first – free assistance for Qld small businesses

Did you know that Workplace Health and Safety Queensland don’t just do compliant? They also deliver the very successful Injury Prevention and Management (IPaM) program. The program works a...

UniversityDecember 2018

USC graduates kicking goals with new sporting app

Keen sportsman and USC graduate Jackson Dickfos has co-founded an innovative online network that aims to change the face of community sport in South East Queensland – and beyond. Jackson,...

BusinessDecember 2018

Christmas parties and tax: the details your business needs to know

Article by Donna Gillies, SRJ Walker Wayland Will you be rewarding your employees with an end-of-year Christmas party to celebrate? A dinner with drinks or a gift maybe? If ...

BusinessDecember 2018

Best in the bay celebrated at Business Excellence & Innovation Awards

Sustainable practices and a focus on farm-to-plate style experiences has seen Redcliffe café Flock Eatery named Moreton Bay Regional Council Business of the Year at the 2018 Moreton Bay Region ...

BusinessNovember 2018

Small business entrepreneur grants now open

The latest round of the Queensland Government’s Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program is now open, with matched funding of up to $5,000 on offer. Under the program, eligible businesses c...

BusinessNovember 2018

Businesses vie for top title at the 2018 Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence & Innovation Awards

From stand-out marketing campaigns and sustainable workplace practices to innovative school projects and top customer service, more than 200 entries were received for the 2018 Moreton Bay Regio...

BusinessNovember 2018

Graduate keen to use gaming for good

One of the first students to graduate from USC’s Bachelor of Serious Games says he’s found his calling – and his community. Philip Lyon, 22 from Burpengary, says gaming has a huge network on the Su...

BusinessNovember 2018

Baggy greens to the boardroom: Michael Clarke talks leadership in Moreton Bay

Everyone has the ability to be a leader. They may not captain the Australian cricket team or claim an international victory on the pitch, but that doesn’t mean they can’t champion a winning busi...

BusinessOctober 2018

Female digital pioneer steps up at Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur

Internationally acclaimed Queensland businesswoman Leanne Kemp has been appointed the state’s new Chief Entrepreneur. Ms Kemp’s ground breaking blockchain start-up was listed as one of the Wor...

InnovationOctober 2018

Seaweed - The superfood that could help save the planet

Seaweed has long been a staple ingredient in cuisines around the world, and is increasingly popular among Australian food lovers. But few people know that large-scale seaweed productio...

BusinessOctober 2018

From USC graduate to environmental innovator

Environmental Science graduate Mathew Davis's career has included launching two companies, creating life-changing charity projects, winning an innovation award — and being invited to Ri...

BusinessOctober 2018

Starting a business? Three key things you need to consider before you start

Article by Tracy Johnson, SRJ Walker Wayland Accountants and Advisors Small Business Administration statistics suggest about 20 percent of business start-ups fail within the first year of operat...

BusinessOctober 2018

Open day for BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort

After many requests from the local community, BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort is excited to announce a public viewing day on Sunday, 21 October. Officially opening for business on 1 Novemb...

BusinessOctober 2018

Businesses invited to help spread the Christmas cheer

Local businesses and organisations are invited to come on board as a table sponsor for this year’s Community Christmas Lunch, and help spread the festive cheer to those less fortunate....

UniversityOctober 2018

USC Moreton Bay starts to take shape

The impressive foundation building of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s new campus at Petrie is starting to take shape. National private commercial builder Hansen Yuncken began piling works ...

BusinessOctober 2018

$5k grand prize for bright ideas

  Are you a business or sole trader who has launched an innovative new product, process or service? This is your chance to share in a total $30,000 prize money as part of the 2018 M...

BusinessOctober 2018

Nominate a local hero for Moreton Bay’s Australia Day Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Moreton Bay Australia Day Awards and council is calling on locals to nominate someone they think is deserving of recognition for their community, sportin...

EventsSeptember 2018

Win a share in $30k prize money at the 2018 Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence & Innovation Awards

Do you own or manage an exceptional business? Have you launched an innovative product or service, or ran a successful marketing campaign? You are invited to nominate for the 2018 Moreton Bay Re...

TourismSeptember 2018

Redcliffe rolls out red carpet for Gold Coast attraction

Redcliffe will be the place to be this summer, with a massive new inflatable waterpark under construction and en route for the Peninsula. Moreton Bay Regional Mayor Allan Sutherland said he was s...

TourismSeptember 2018

$3m boost for rapidly-growing Qld tourism industry

The rapidly-growing Queensland tourism industry has just received a $3 million boost from the Queensland Government. The new industry-focussed Business Capability Program will give all ope...

BusinessSeptember 2018

New holiday resort drives local job opportunities

Opening in late 2018, BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort is set to be one of a kind with world class facilities and accommodation options, which will soon need a dedicated team to operate. Th...

BusinessSeptember 2018

Call out for young agricultural innovators

Australia's young agricultural scientists, innovators and researchers are being invited to submit their agricultural research project ideas for a chance to share in up to $286,000 in grant fund...

BusinessSeptember 2018

Queensland’s top trainers take to the stage

Brendale business Spencer Constructions has been crowned Small Employer of the Year at the Queensland Training Awards after taking out the regional title earlier this year. Queensland Pr...

DigitalSeptember 2018

$10k digital funding grants up for grabs

Queensland small businesses wanting to boost their business and increase their digital and online presence can now apply for funding under the latest round of Small Business Digital Grants. ...

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