Starting & growing a business


Helpful information is provided below to guide you in your endeavours when starting a business in our region.

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The State Government's Business and Industry website offers a comprehensive guide for people interested in starting a business.  Advice ranges from what to do before you start, through to running a business, employing people, export trade and doing business in regional Queensland.  This site also offers a range of workshops and seminars to assist you in learning about the different aspects of business. Another State Government website that may be of assistance is ca ...
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Whether a small home-based office, a commercial enterprise or a large industrial operation, businesses can cut costs and improve their environmental sustainability by following some simple suggestions. There are a number of things you can do that will make a difference straight away. Review your heating and air conditioner use. Make smarter lighting choices with energy efficient CFLs and LEDs and reduce your electricity bills.  The Australian Government Your Energy Savings website ...
Any commercial and industrial business that discharges a liquid waste to our sewerage infrastructure other than domestic waste is required to apply for a trade waste approval to discharge such waste to sewer. Check out the liquid trade waste part of our website for more information. ...
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