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Queensland Government round 3 small business grants – updated

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training administers grants and programs to help Queensland small business continue to recover, grow and thrive by committing grant funds for businesses to increase key capabilities, embrace innovation and assist high-growth businesses to capitalise on opportunities.  Round 3 of the small business basics grants program opens on Wednesday 4 …

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Brisbane City Council’s Flood Relief Rate Rebate

Brisbane residents affected by the February rain event are being offered further support via Brisbane City Council’s rates rebate.  A $250 rebate is available to eligible residents and businesses on their next rates bill. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner also announced that every residential rates notice across Brisbane for the April quarter will be postponed by …

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How to apply for Queensland Government flood relief and disaster grants

As devastating rains continue in Queensland and New South Wales, small businesses find themselves facing another crisis and seeking support.  There are several Queensland government flood relief and disaster grants now available to individuals and businesses affected. This article details what is available now, noting some grants are being modified and added as more Local …

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Three important business lessons to be learned from COVID-19

If you’re like many small business owners, you’re probably astounded by how the world has changed in a very short time. While we can all hope that the pandemic is a once-in-our-lifetime scenario, the truth is there is a lot in life and business that is uncertain, and there are many important business lessons to …

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How to access the COVID-19 Disaster Payment Queensland

If you were unable to work during Queensland’s most recent lockdown, you may be eligible to receive the COVID-19 Disaster Payment Queensland.  This is a lump-sum payment for eligible people who lost work and income while the public health order was in place between 31 July and 8 August 2021. Who is eligible to receive …

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Updated: Queensland Government 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants for lockdown-impacted businesses

The Queensland Government have announced a $260 million package to support Queensland businesses, particularly small and medium sized enterprises.  Named the 2021 COVID Business Support Program, $5,000 grants will be available to Queensland businesses across the state, not just businesses in the 11 locked down areas. What grants will be available? The $5,000 grants will …

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