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March 24th, 2010


Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland Member Survey header

How would your business like to obtain up to $32,000 worth of funding?

Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland is giving you the opportunity to assess your eligibility and apply for current government funding available for business consulting, training and family funding initiatives.

Business advice & consultancy services

Grants of up to $8,000 are now available under the JobsAssist Program to eligible Queensland businesses for advice and consultancy services to help businesses weather current economic conditions, retain employees and seed for growth.

CCIQ can work with your business to provide funded advice across a range of areas including:

  • business planning
  • human resources
  • management/leadership
  • strategic planning, and more

For full details and to commence your application visit or call 1300 138 470. Funding is limited so make your application now!

Make your workplace more family friendly

Grants of up to $15,000 will be made available to help make workplaces more family friendly. The grant may be used to develop and implement work or family related policies, acquire equipment and technology to allow for work from home and remote access or a family room fit out.

Funding is available to businesses with a minimum of one employee and less than 15 employees who engage in good work practices.

Visit to assess your eligibility for the grant but

hurry as applications close 31 March 2010.

$4,000 to up-skill your staff

Grants of up to $4,000 for nationally recognised training are now available to all Queensland businesses with eligible employees. Your business can obtain:

tick $4,000 in Australian Government funding (in some cases more)
tick enhanced skills and broader skill-sets for your employee
tick increased productivity from your staff
tick a nationally recognised qualification for your employee

Visit to complete the online questionnaire and receive an instant funding eligibility assessment.

Business eco-efficiency

CCIQ has helped businesses across Queensland access federal and state government funding to improve business eco-efficiency. Contact CCIQ’s Business Sustainability team now to find out more.

CCIQ is also offering businesses a free eco-efficiency report with the launch of a new assessment tool. Those who complete the brief questionnaire will receive specific eco-efficiency feedback from CCIQ’s Business Sustainability team.

Up to $20,000 available through Enterprise Connect

Manufacturing and manufacturing service companies may be entitled to a free business review leading to funding up to $20,000 to implement recommendations. Enterprise Connect provides eligible firms with a comprehensive business review, delivered on site at no cost to your business.

Further information

For further information about CCIQ products and services, including training and consulting services, contact us on 1300 138 470 or email

Received and Published by Henry Sapiecha 25th March 2010


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