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BusinessDecember 2019

Councillors vote to keep Petrie politics-free

    Councillors vote to keep Petrie politics-free   The future development and investment decisions to unlock The Mill PDA will be determined by an independent board of experts, fre...

BusinessDecember 2019

Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence & Innovation Awards Winners Announced

Outstanding Business Achievements Acknowledged at Business Awards A standout year for Solar Bollard Lighting has seen the company clean up at the 2019 Moreton Bay Region Business Excellenc...

BusinessNovember 2019

Strathpine Centre will Receive a Full Re-Development in 2020!

Strathpine Centre Appoints Mainbrace Constructions for Major Redevelopment   STRATHPINE CENTRE WILL RECEIVE A CENTRE-WIDE REDEVELOPMENT IN 2020   After receiving DA approval, Strathpine C...

BusinessNovember 2019

Meet the Finalists - Major Awards

Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence and Innovation Awards   MEET THE FINALISTS - MAJOR AWARDS   We are only a few days away from the prestigious Gala Awards so allow us to introduce yo...

BusinessNovember 2019

Meet the Finalists - Business Excellence Categories

Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence and Innovation Awards   MEET THE FINALISTS - BUSINESS EXCELLENCE   The 2019 Gala Awards are just around the corner and what better time than now to ...

BusinessNovember 2019

Meet the Finalists - Innovation Awards Categories

Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence and Innovation Awards   MEET THE FINALISTS - INNOVATION AWARDS CATEGORIES    As we near the night of nights for businesses in the Moreton Bay R...

BusinessNovember 2019

Vote for STEMPunks in the Telstra Business ‘People’s Choice’ Award

STEM Punks nominated for Telstra Business ‘People’s Choice’ Award    Brisbane STEM Education Company, STEM Punks, is nominated for the ‘People’s Choice’ Award at the Nat...

BusinessNovember 2019

Goal Setting, Goal Getting and Being in the Zone

  Goal setting, goal getting and being in the zone Article by Jason Croston (Srj Walker Wayland) We often hear about people such as performers or athletes being “in the zone,” but what does t...

BusinessNovember 2019

ARIP Conference Connecting Our Regions

Conference Connecting Our Regions Delegates from across Queensland’s diverse regions descended on Mackay this month for the annual two-day Advancing Regional Innovation Program (ARIP) ...

BusinessNovember 2019

USC and Innovate Moreton Bay Research Digital Skills Project

  USC and Innovate Moreton Bay Research Digital Skills Project New business technologies have created disruption and change but also present numerous opportunities for small and medium sized b...

EventsNovember 2019

Sandstone Point Hotel will be playing host to even more concerts in 2020!

Sandstone Point Hotel will be playing host to even more concerts in 2020! Sandstone Point Hotel were successful in their application to hold more concerts per year and were granted the 11 total con...

BusinessNovember 2019

Moreton Bay Region Students Place Second in International Robot Olympics

Team Australia Place Second in High School Robot Olympics   The third instalment of the FIRST Global Challenge (FGC) took place this October in Dubai, with the Australian team, comprising of S...

BusinessOctober 2019

Moreton Bay Regional Council Recognised in Top Award

Moreton Bay Regional Council Wins Top Innovation Award  Moreton Bay Regional Council has won a top innovation award at this year’s Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland ...

BusinessOctober 2019

Sandstone Point Hotel Wins Big at the 2019 QHA Awards

Sandstone Point Hotel proves it's one of the best at the QHA Awards On Monday, 14th October, Comiskey Group's Sandstone Point Hotel took out three awards at the 2019 Queensland Hotels Association A...

BusinessOctober 2019

2019 Moreton Bay Business Excellence & Innovation Awards Finalists

Moreton Bay Business Awards Announces Finalists After judging more than 150 submissions across 12 categories, judges have announced the finalists for the 2019 Moreton Bay Business Excellence & ...

BusinessOctober 2019

My Innovation Advisor Service

  My Innovation Advisor Service Get strategic business advice from a commercial expert with real-world experience in innovative, high growth enterprises   The Innovate Queensland – My In...

BusinessOctober 2019

Manufacturing Modernisation Fund

Manufacturing Modernisation Fund This fund provides small and medium manufacturing enterprises with co-funding of between $50,000 and $1,000,000 for capital investments and associated re-skilling t...

BusinessOctober 2019

Export Market Development Grants (EMDG)

Export Market Development Grants (EMDG)   Export Market Development Grants is aimed at exporters who are aiming to increase their international sales with reimbursements of up to 50% of promot...

BusinessOctober 2019

Businesses, Get Ready for wild weather

Businesses, Get ready for wild weather Natural disasters are a reality of life in Queensland. If you own or operate a business in Moreton Bay, now is the time to start preparing. Local Disaster Man...

BusinessOctober 2019

Eva Porter Awarded Aspiring Young Business Women’s Award

Porter Designs Owner Eva Porter Wins the Aspiring Young Business Women's Award at the WIBAA     The 2018 USC Young Entrepreneur Winner for Moreton Bay Region, Eva Porter has continued t...

BusinessOctober 2019

STEM Punks Big Win 2019 Telstra Awards

Brisbane STEM Education Company Wins Prestigious Telstra Business Award     Brisbane STEM Education Company STEM Punks, is the 2019 Queensland Emerging and Energised award winner a...

BusinessSeptember 2019

​Ignite Ideas Fund - Applications Now Open

Ignite Ideas Fund - Applications Now Open   Ignite Ideas Fund supports Queensland based start-ups and small to medium sized Queensland businesses to commercialise innovative products, processe...

BusinessSeptember 2019

Sports events kick $18M into local economy

MBRIT helps attract sports events worth $18M into local economy Twelve State and National sporting events have already been confirmed for the Moreton Bay Region for 2020/21. These events b...

BusinessSeptember 2019

Recruiting Now for Pre-Vocational Electrical Program

Recruiting Now For Pre-Vocational Electrical Program  Are you interested in a career as an Electrician or Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning Mechanic? The Electrotechnology Career Start Prog...

BusinessSeptember 2019

Robot Recycling Initiative at Grace Lutheran College

Robot Recycling Initiative at Grace Lutheran College On 11 October from 9:30am, Grace Lutheran College, in partnership with Cyborg Dynamics Engineering, will roll out of an exciting new waste...

BusinessSeptember 2019

Club renovations: How do you make yours a success?

Club Renovations: How do you make yours a success? Article by Jessica Redfern, SRJ Walker Wayland    Club renovations are on the up and it’s not surprising. The clubs industry is built on...

BusinessSeptember 2019

Cashflow Issues? How to Improve the Customer Experience So That Cashflow Starts to Look After Itself…

Cashflow Issues? How to Improve the Customer Experience So That Cashflow Starts to Look After Itself… Article by Cassie Kaddatz, SRJ Walker Wayland   If yo...

BusinessSeptember 2019

Receive any foreign income? Here’s why you could be on the Tax Office’s radar

Receive any foreign income? Here’s why you could be on the Tax Office’s rada Article by Donna Gillies, SRJ Walker Wayland  Pop Quiz: As an Australian resident, are you taxed only on inc...

BusinessSeptember 2019

40,000 Foodies Flock to SEQ's Biggest Celebration of Food and Wine

  40,000 foodies flock to SEQ’s biggest celebration of food and wine From cooking demonstrations to pop-up bars, local produce to beach teepees, the second annual Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festi...

BusinessSeptember 2019

Moreton Bay Region Home to Best Outdoor/Non Enclosed Facility in Australia

Moreton Bay Region's Sandstone Point Hotel Celebrates Another Huge Win Family-owned Queensland Company, the Comiskey Group celebrate another win at the 2019 Australian Hotels Association Awards. Co...

BusinessSeptember 2019

Samford Entrepreneur, Megan Avard, wins big at Queensland's WiT Awards

Samford Entrepreneur, Megan Avard, announced as winner of QLD's WiT Entrepreneur of the Year Representing Queensland this week at two Gala Award Dinners in two states for two different Org...

BusinessAugust 2019

2020 Moreton Bay Regional Council Australia Day Awards

Sing the praises of our unsung heroes   Do you know someone who makes an extraordinary contribution to their community? Someone who donates their time for those in need, represent...

BusinessAugust 2019

Grace Lutheran College Robotics: Readying Young People for the 4th Industrial Revolution

Grace Lutheran College Robotics: Readying Young People for the 4th Industrial Revolution    Grace Lutheran College, Skills Generation (RTO number 41008), and Cyborg Dynamics Engineering,...

BusinessAugust 2019

Moreton Bay Entrepreneur Announced as WiT Award Finalist

  Moreton Bay Region is home to some very talented entrepreneurs and innovators and Megan Avard is no exception.  In conjunction with National Science Week, Women in Technology (WiT) is c...

BusinessAugust 2019

New market operator to take Redcliffe forward

Goodwill Projects has been announced as the successful tenderer to operate the Redcliffe Jetty Markets - the operator behind the successful Brisbane City Markets, Milton Markets, Kurab...

BusinessAugust 2019

Studio space up for grabs

Applications have opened for local artists and creative industry professionals to access low-cost studio space at the Caboolture Hub as part of the Creative Studios program.  ...

FinanceAugust 2019

Got a low-value super fund? Here's how the 2019 superannuation changes could affect you...

Got a low-value super fund? Here’s how the 2019 superannuation changes could affect you… Article by Alex Cattel   On 1st July, the Australian government rolled out its 2019 superannuati...

BusinessAugust 2019

Try These 5 Employee Engagement Strategies

Looking for a more positive & energised workplace? Try these 5 employee engagement strategies … Article by Dianne Brown (SRJ Walker Wayland) If you're any employer who feels their emplo...

BusinessAugust 2019

Single Touch Payroll for Closely Held Employees

Employers with closely held employees: How will STP work for you? Article by Emma Harnas (SRJ Walker Wayland)   For employers with closely held employees, this article is here to he...

BusinessAugust 2019

Bishopp Launches Moreton Bay Region's First Digital Billboard

Bishopp Launches Moreton Bay Region's First Digital Billboard The Moreton Bay Region welcomes its first digital billboard with Queensland’s largest regional advertising compa...

BusinessAugust 2019

USC & Innovate Moreton Bay Research Project Needs Your Help

USC & Innovate Moreton Bay Research Project Needs Your Help Over the past few months, Innovate Moreton Bay has partnered with USC to conduct research into the Moreton Bay entrepreneurship ecosy...

BusinessAugust 2019

Are you prepared for a Fair Work Australia random audit?

Are you prepared for a Fair Work Australia random audit? Fair Work Australia conducted random audits on Food and Beverage Operators in West End during July. If our region next is next, what would ...

BusinessAugust 2019

Free apprenticeships back Queensland business and Queensland jobs

The Palaszczuk Government is backing small businesses and young job seekers even further offering free apprenticeships to anyone under 21. The $32 million investment will take away the cos...

BusinessJuly 2019

​ Arana Hills SES open doors to new multi-million dollar home

Arana Hills SES open doors to new multi-million dollar home South East Queensland’s newest State Emergency Service (SES) facility will officially open its doors this Saturday, 3 August in Arana Hil...

BusinessJuly 2019

The Power of the Hashtag

How to use Hashtags for your business  Want to make the most of your social media strategy? Then study up on using hashtags for business. Businesses in the Moreton Bay Region (#moretonbayregio...

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...

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