STATE GOV. BUSINESS SUPPORT, GRANTS & TRAINING
Advance Queensland is investing in our future by harnessing innovation to strengthen and diversify the economy and create jobs.
QLD GOVERNMENT START UP SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT & TRAINING
Dept of Employment, Small Business & Training
Dept of Employment, Small Business & Training is delivering the government’s commitment to creating jobs for Queenslanders and supporting local businesses to reach their full potential
BUSINESS NAMES AND ABN
ASIC Connect is the new online service for interacting with ASIC’s registers.
Services available on ASIC Connect include:
ASIC Connect search – for searching company, business names and self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) auditor registers.
ASIC Connect business names – for:
- registering a business name
- renewing the registration of a business name
- cancelling or cancelling and transferring a business name, and
- updating business name details.
ASIC Connect self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) auditor – for:
- registering as an SMSF auditor, and
- updating SMSF auditor details.
FEDERAL GOV. BUSINESS SUPPORT, GRANTS & TRAINING
AusIndustry provides businesses with information and advice to help them grow, innovate and be competitive.
Businesses of all sizes can quickly and easily access assistance and advice, including: essential information to plan, start and run a business; insights into business improvements strategies; assistance programmes such as the Entrepreneurs’ Programme and the R&D Tax Incentive.
The Australian Trade Commission
Austrade offers advice to help export-ready Australian companies reduce the time, cost and risk of exporting, including information on: Export Markets; Grants, including the Export Market Development Grant; Doping business internationally.
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation
As Australia’s export credit agency, EFIC operates on a commercial basis to provide financial solutions for: Australian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that are exporters; Australian companies in an export supply chain; Australian companies looking to expand their business operations overseas to better service their clients; Australian companies operating in emerging and frontier markets.
FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS INFORMATION
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Offers detailed information on Australia’s FTAs including: Benefits of FTAs; How to use FTAs; Find your product’s FTA tarrif. FTAs lower barriers into overseas markets, making your good and services more competitively priced. This opens up opportunities for Australian exporters and investors to expand their overseas sales and find new customers abroad.
Also check the FTA Portal to quickly check on your products eligibility within a selected country
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland, a non-Government organisation, is the state’s leading business association, delivering a broad range of services and representing business interests to government at all levels.
It’s your business but you can’t run it on your own.
While you’re building and nurturing your business at the coalface, it’s CCIQ’s job to take care of the bigger picture by creating an environment in which your business can thrive.
CCIQ can support your business in many ways.
- Advocacy to reduce the time you need to spend dealing with red tape
- Training and education to keep you competitive
- Products that help you do business smarter and more efficiently
- Legal advice that keeps you informed and protected
- Business intelligence so you can stay ahead of the game
- Networks and partnerships that give you opportunities to grow
- Since 1868, CCIQ has been here to ensure Queensland businesses like yours have the best chance to prosper.
Department of Education & Training
The Australian Government Department of Education and Training contains information about developing your skills and the skills of your employees; keeping your business competitive.
FINANCIAL INCENTIVES TO HIRE MORE STAFF
Department of Jobs and Small Business
The Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.
HEALTH AND SAFETY ADVICE
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
(Small Business Program)
The Small Business Program provides free work health and safety advisory services to small and medium-sized businesses throughout Queensland.
Moreton Bay Regional Council
The Moreton Bay Regional Council plays an active role in creating business and investment opportunities throughout the Moreton Bay region. The Council is committed to supporting businesses and investors, and offers a wide range of practical help and advice.
Its key aims are to encourage business investment in the region, improve business competitiveness and create employment opportunities for local people.
Business Resources – Moreton Bay Regional Council
The following is information for business owners supplied by Moreton Bay Regional Council
ATO CURRENT TAX/SUPER INFORMATION AND DATES
Small Business Newsroom
All your tax and super news in one place.
Managed by the Australian Taxation Office, visit the Small business newsroom online at any time to check out the latest news, previous articles or download reminders to your calendar.
You can also sign up to have the Small business newsroom delivered to your e-mail inbox.
Find out about topics such as completing your BAS, starting a small business, buying a car for your business, knowing your responsibilities as a company director, changing from a sole trader to a company, tax returns…and more!
Other Business Resources
Business Moreton Bay region (business web portal for the Moreton Bay region)