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BusinessJuly 2019

Do you have the next game-changing idea that will advance Australia’s aged care sector?

  Do you have the next game-changing idea that will advance Australia’s aged care sector? CareFactor is Australia’s first aged care incubator program, providing the skills, resources and suppo...

BusinessJuly 2019

2019 Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence & Innovation Awards offer a prize pool of $30k for local businesses

2019 Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence & Innovation Awards offer a prize pool of $30k for local businesses Nominations are now open for the 2019 Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence &...

BusinessJune 2019

Tax time: Are you running the risk of ATO penalties for false or misleading information?

Tax time: Are you running the risk of ATO penalties for false or misleading information? Article by Heather Whye, SRJ Walker Wayland Over-claiming and under-reporting is a ri...

BusinessJune 2019

Superannuation Contribution Caps & other Super Tips for the New Financial Year

    Superannuation Contribution Caps & other Super Tips for the New Financial Year   Article by Alex Cattell, SRJ Walker Wayland The end of the 2019 financial year is fast appro...

BusinessJune 2019

Moreton Bay Regional Council calls for tenders on project to save iconic red cliffs

Moreton Bay Regional Council is calling for tenders on a major project to stabilise a 360-metre section of Scarborough’s iconic red cliffs. Naturally undermined and eroded over time, the a...

BusinessJune 2019

The importance of having an SEO strategy for your business

  The importance of having an SEO strategy for your business If you find yourself switching off whenever someone mentions "SEO", then let's dive right into the interesting and exciting parts o...

BusinessJune 2019

Adopt-a-Chief program focuses on Indigenous businesses and entrepreneurs

Do you have challenging problems your business needs help solving? Would you like Leanne Kemp, Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur, to spend a full day with you and your team? Apply Below. Rou...

BusinessJune 2019

Budget delivers for the future of the Moreton Bay Region

Budget delivers for the future of the Moreton Bay Region Years of big-picture thinking, fiscal restraint and strategic investment have delivered for the Moreton Bay Region, with the council to...

BusinessJune 2019

What your business needs to know about the State Government Waste Levy

What your business needs to know about the State Government Waste Levy The Queensland Government is developing a new waste management strategy that will be underpinned by a waste levy, which wi...

BusinessJune 2019

Why Your Business Should Be Using Online Reputation Strategies

Online reputation management is for all businesses in the Moreton Bay Region The results are in. Online reputation management is not only important, but should be a core part of a business’ marketi...

BusinessMay 2019

Understanding the Numbers: Financial Management for Business Owners

Understanding the numbers: Financial management for business owners Article by Dianne Brown Ever wonder why your sales seem to be growing yet your profit remains the same? Or why ...

BusinessMay 2019

The Entrepreneurs Programme: Grants for Australian Businesses

  The Entrepreneurs Programme: Government Grants Available  All Moreton Bay Region based innovators, startups and entrepreneurs, the Entrepreneurs Programme is here for you.  The Ent...

BusinessMay 2019

FounderFest sends an important message

FounderFest 2019 shows what Moreton Bay Region startups have to offer  It was the first time that a startup event of such magnitude has been held in the Moreton Bay Region, and what came out o...

BusinessMay 2019

Caboolture in Moreton Bay Region can expect newest shelter by summer

Queensland’s newest shelters on track for summer completion Construction of Queensland’s two newest shelters is on track to be completed this year, taking the number of shelters in the sta...

BusinessMay 2019

Not knowing crabbing rules results in $7000 fine at Caboolture

Not knowing crabbing rules results in $7000 fine at Moreton Bay Region's, Caboolture Crabbers are urged to know Queensland’s crabbing rules after a man was fined more than $7...

BusinessMay 2019

Cafe with a conscience

Café with a conscience   If you like your coffee with a conscience, then you’re in luck!   Moreton Bay Regional Council has today awarded a contract to the Morayfield...

BusinessMay 2019

2019 year end tax planning: A quick guide

2019 year end tax planning: A quick guide Article by Robyn Tyler, SRJ Walker Wayland  Why is year end tax planning important? Tax planning (also known as a pre-year-end review) helps you mini...

BusinessMay 2019

Have you checked your superannuation balance lately?

Have you checked your superannuation balance lately? Article by Leonie O’Shannessy, SRJ Walker Wayland It’s fair to say that most people don’t read their superannuation statements...

BusinessMay 2019

Grand opening for Burpengary's Football Precinct

  Grand opening for Burpengary's Football Precinct Burpengary's new world-class Football Precinct at the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex was officially opened on Saturday 11 May. Mayor Alla...

BusinessMay 2019

Strathpine Shopping Centre has put out the call for local business women

Strathpine Shopping Centre wants the help of local business women  Strathpine Shopping Centre is calling on local women in business to be part of a new event this June. The event is part of a ...

BusinessMay 2019

How to Use Instagram Stories for Your Business

Using Social Media for your Moreton Bay Region Business Jump on the trend of Instagram marketing and find out how you can make Instagram stories work for your business. There’s only so many times y...

BusinessMay 2019

Top 7 Tips to Make Live Videos for Your Business' Social Media

Live video is the latest social media marketing trend for business, surpassing YouTube videos with a growth rate of 113% over the past year. Ever wondered how to use live videos on your socia...

BusinessMay 2019

Grants set to encourage new tourism experiences in Brisbane region

Grants set to encourage new tourism experiences in Brisbane region    Brisbane tourism operators are being encouraged to vie for grants of up to $10,000 each to develop excit...

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...

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