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On 23 November 2016 the Australian Government announced the release of the program guidelines for the new Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) - to replace the National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF). The BBRF will invest $297.7 million over four years in infrastructure projects and community investments to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future. Grants are available through two funding streams; Infra [...]

Building Better Regions Fund

Posted on November 28, 2016

  On 23 November 2016 the Australian Government announced the release of the program guidelines for the new Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) - to replace the National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF). The BBRF will invest $297.7 million over four years in infrastructure projects and community investments to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future. Grants are available through two funding streams; In [...]

Regional Consultations - Jobs Queensland

Posted on November 17, 2016

Jobs Queensland takes pleasure in inviting you to their upcoming regional forums to discuss:  * the Queensland apprenticeship and traineeship system * Queensland Tourism industry workforce     [...]

How do we innovate conference

Posted on September 14, 2016

The Queensland Government is supporting the Queensland Spatial and Surveying Association’s (QSSA) ‘How do we innovate?’ conference, as well as hosting the related Innovation Nation Awards in Brisbane on 3rd November.   There are a number of high calibre international speakers on the program. If you would circulate the attached flyer within your organisations it would be greatly appreciated.          [...]

Big Blue Sky 2016

Posted on September 6, 2016

RDA Gold Coast is proud to be a partner of the Big Blue Sky 2016 event which will be held 7th and 8th October. In 2015 for the inaugural event, the organisers set out to hold a world class event that would attract smart, innovative entrepreneurs and Gold Coast citizens, leaders and future leaders to an event to co-create Moonshot type projects that would forward the future of our city. And they did just that. About 170 people came together for a day [...]

The Regional Innovation Hubs Program is a Queensland Government initiative designed to support innovation and entrepreneurship in regional Queensland. This program will encourage innovation in our regions and support local economies to create jobs for regional Queenslanders. We want your input and feedback to design this program. This workshop is a valuable opportunity for attendees come together as a community, understand the program in more detail [...]

SkillsIQ is a national, not-for-profit organisation supporting industry to develop standards to equip the people-facing workforce with the right skills for jobs now and in the future. Their website provides information on the Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) and industry sectors they support, as well as the training packages allocated to these IRCs. There is a hub for resources and research relevant to their industry sectors and training package [...]

Need one-on-one support? Would you like to apply for a Business Mentoring Program and gain access to tourism experts who can provide support to grow your business? Then apply through a simple Expression of Interest process to be considered for a place on Australia’s Green Cauldron 2016 Business Mentoring Program. The aim of the Program is to assist tourism businesses in New South Wales and Queensland with experience development, marketing and brand [...]

Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards

Posted on May 26, 2016

The Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards are the region's leading honours for business achievements. Launched in 1996, they will celebrate their 21st year this year. During this time the Awards have grown to be recognised as the region's most comprehensive and prestigious business awards scheme, offering specific and meaningful benefits to the wider Gold Coast business community. Entries are due on the first of each month from May to October inclu [...]

Perceptions of the Gold Coast are changing, according to Australia’s leading demographer Bernard Salt, who along with KPMG Gold Coast has canvassed the views of local business leaders. 14 months on from the landmark Beyond the Horizon report, which provided insight into the Gold Coast’s next 50 years, the completion of key projects such as Pacific Fair, and the announcement of the Light Rail Stage 2 has helped build business confidence. “The Gold Co [...]

 
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