Resources

Workforce Evolve

Business Chamber Queensland knows business, and know that attracting, hiring, and retaining the right people is one of the biggest constraints on business growth.

To help employers address the labour shortage, Business Chamber Queensland are proud to deliver the Workforce Evolve program, a Queensland Government funded e-learning program designed to help employers think differently about who they hire and how to retain them in the future.

Click on the image below for more information.

Business Stimilus Information

As information becomes available, Chamber will upload it to this page. If you would like to find out more about this informaton, please download the documents by clicking on the document image.

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training

SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS

QBSM – Bundaberg 31st May 2022

Download Department of Employment, Small Business and Training power point presentation from Bundaberg Chamber of Commerce Breakfast event 31st May 2022. Here you will find information on incentives and Government grants to help your business grow.

Business Plan

What is a business plan? Your business plan will be a guide to starting your business and will help you turn your idea into reality. A business plan details how you will handle all the important aspects of your business. It maps your current situation, identifies your goals, and allows you to plan for the future.

Employing Staff

In your business, your employees will be your most valuable asset. In most cases they will also be your greatest cost, so it’s important to hire the right people.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Are you considering hiring an apprentice?

Employing an Australian Apprentice can give your business real benefits.

You can employ an Australian Apprentice:

  • part-time,
  • full-time or
  • while they are still at school.

Business Grants

Need funding to purchase new equipment? Looking at introducing new technology into your business? With 100’s of State and Federal grants available for all business sizes.

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

ASBFEO’s mission is to help ensure Australia is the best place to start, grow and transform a small business and family enterprise. We celebrate the vital and deeply personal contribution made by the more than 2.3 million small and family businesses to Australia’s prosperity, wellbeing, and community.
Disputes and Assistance

  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Dispute resolution and Advocacy
  • Mediation
  • Disputes with the ATO

COVID-19 Information

The latest COVID-19 information and announcements.

Regional Development Australia Wide Bay

The RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region Estimated Resident Population for 2021 is 305,472, with a population density of 6.29 persons per square km

Chamber Chat

Welcome to the new look Chamber Chat – the Bundaberg and District Chamber of Commerce’s magazine for the business community.

To read, click the issue cover below to download an electronic version.

Current Edition

Edition 33 September 2020

Download the latest edition by clicking the image above.
Edition 32 April Quarterly 2020

Edition 31 January 2020

Edition 30 November 2019

Edition 29 October 2019

Edition 28 August 2019

Edition 27 June 2019

Edition 22 Jan 2019

Edition 23 Feb 2019

Edition 24 March 2019

Edition 25 April 2019

Edition 26 May 2019

Interested in being more involved in the Bundaberg Chamber?

Complete the nomination form for the 2022 -2023 committee and return it to the secretary before the 9th of October.

Join the committee today and help shape the future of our business community.

Business Resources

Chamber is pleased to provide helpful information on a range of business issues and topics. However, please be aware that some information is provided by third parties therefore Chamber cannot gurantee its accuracy. We always recommend seeking professional advice for comparison before acting on any information found here.

For your convenience, these resources have been soreted into the following categories:

  • Business Resources and Reports
  • Websites and links

10 Proven Ways to Increase Business Without Blowing Your Budget

1

Become a member of the Bundaberg Chamber of Commerce.

2

Attend our bi-monthly breakfast meetings.

3

Automatically benefit from membership with Chamber of Commerce Industry Queensland (CCIQ).

4

Attend our monthly networking meetings.

5

Host a monthly Networking@Night.

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The old tried but true. Advertising!

7

Give back to the community.

8

Stay Informed.

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Be known as the best in customer service.

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Network, Network, Network!
Word of mouth is the best and most efficient advertising.