The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) would like to connect with business owners impacted by recent rainfall and flooding to identify what help they need during this challenging time. It is important for the Department to support business owners to recover and get back on track quickly. DESBT are conducting a Natural […]

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The following message from Sport and Recreation last week provides advice for clubs and organisations impacted by the South East Queensland extreme weather event. “As you are aware, in recent days South-East Queensland has been impacted by a significant weather event, causing widespread flooding, with the emergency continuing to unfold in many areas. As an […]

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Did you know that the Gambling Community Benefit Fund is about to kick off its ‘Super Round’, and has grants up to $100,000 for QLD organisations?Or that the QLD government is offering up to $20,000 to businesses employing unemployed jobseekers? GAMBLING COMMUNITY BENEFIT FUND The Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) is Queensland’s largest one-off community […]

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QLD Government COVID resources

At AQIA, we work to keep you informed about the changing regulations around COVID. Here’s the latest government advice, from restrictions that may apply to your club to how to go about checking your patron’s vaccination status. We also share some tips on securing business assistance for clubs and organisations impacted by coronavirus, and some […]

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Here’s the latest news in vocational training and education, from the National Skills Reform to the QLD govt Job Trainer Fund. Read on to find out how your organisation could benefit. NATIONAL SKILLS REFORM – INDUSTRY INVITED TO SHAPE SKILLS REFORMS The Australian Government is calling on industry and businesses to take a seat at […]

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Future work small business web

The contribution of small businesses to the Queensland economy is significant. They are an important creator of investment and employment opportunities, particularly in Queensland’s regions. The impact of COVID-19 on small businesses in Queensland has been significant. […]

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Lifelong Learning Report

As the Queensland economy and labour market changes, industries are evolving, and workplaces are adapting to emerging needs. We are working later into life and our skills must continually develop and adapt. Recent unforeseen and rapid disruption to the Queensland economy has amplified these changes. […]

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State of Volunteering in Queensland 2021 Full Report

Over 3.0 million (or 75.7% of) Queenslanders over 18 years of age volunteered in 2020. This includes people who volunteered formally with organisations, as well as those who do not have an affiliation with an organisation but contributed informally to their communities. Volunteers contributed over 900 million hours in 2020 and individuals volunteered for an average of 5.7 hours every week. […]

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Assistance and Support for Organisations and Clubs

We aim to make it easier to run local fitness, sport and recreation organisations and clubs. Active Queenslanders Industry Alliance provides free one-on-one advice on how to apply for and win grants, free access to club management templates and tools, fact sheets, videos, legal information, advice on staffing and volunteer matters and subsidised Strategic and Business Planning audits and workshops.

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