Small business friendly showcase

Members of the Small Business Friendly (SBF) program are committed to enhancing the operating environment for small businesses. The following stories showcase the work SBF Program members have done to help small businesses.
Young Achievers Award 2023

Recognition for young small business owners

Earlier this year, we celebrated a fantastic cohort of young people as part of the 2023 7NEWS Queensland Young Achiever Awards.As proud sponsor of the...
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Treadwell Tyre Service

Treading well during Qld Small Business Month

A social media campaign driven by the Mackay Region Chamber of Commerce putting a spotlight on local businesses during Queensland Small Business Month, helped the...
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We interview these proud female regional Queensland small business owners and operators on International Women's Day

Celebrating these female-led small businesses on IWD

To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), we spoke to two proud female small business owners and operators, mother and daughter duo, Margaret Keverkis and Lana...
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redland shire council arts program

Redland City Council – PASSAGE Artist Development Program

Redland City Council has developed a new program to encourage and empower emerging and established artists and performers. The PASSAGE Artist Development Program was introduced...
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Cassowary shire council

Cassowary Coast Regional Council Parklet Program

Cassowary Coast Regional Council have launched a new Parklet Program to provide more outdoor dining facilities across the region. The Parklet Program will provide food...
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Banana Shire Council renewable energy pipeline supply forum

Banana Shire Council recently held its inaugural Renewable Energy Pipeline Supply forum to ensure local small businesses in the region were aware of proposed projects, and to...
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Sunshine Coast Council local business champions series

For the last two years the Sunshine Coast Council has run its local business champions series which highlights and promotes outstanding businesses who are supporting...
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