Starting & growing a business

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...

Sustainable business

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...

Businesses & liquid trade waste

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 t...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) support for business

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support for Businesses As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to cause widespread disruption globally, it’s important for businesses to take precautionary mea...

Federal Government Free Trade Agreement support for business

The information below outlines the range of trade-related Federal Government support and advice that is available to assist Australian businesses take advantage of the free trade agreements (FTA). Th...

Small Business Support

We provide a number of courses, tools, and resources to small businesses in our region. Training courses and workshops There are a number of training courses in our Region to help businesses grow an...

Digital Marketing Mentoring program

We've partnered with DMS Creative to offer fully subsidised expert advice to local businesses, as part of its Digital Marketing Mentoring program. Whether you run an established business or are looki...

Build a Better Business program

We've partnered with TAFE Queensland to deliver a training series of workshops and business mentoring to help small business owners and managers improve their business skills and build their business....