Business & Industry Grants & Initiatives

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Business Webinars

Council's business webinars are presented for Balonne Shire residents, with support from the Australian Government under the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Plan.

Each week a guest speaker presents live on Zoom about a topic relevant to local business owners, with a focus on agribusiness.

Registration is still open for upcoming webinars, and previous sessions have been recorded; they can be viewed here:

Date Topic and Presenter Session link
14th August 2020

Entrepreneurship and what we can learn from entrepreneurs

Peter Spinda, Malesko

Week One
20th August 2020

Take control of You (agriculture focus)

Jeremy Hutchings, Farm Owners Academy

Week Two
27th August 2020

Marketing and social media strategies - how do I connect with my market?

Ann Houston, Integra Management

Week Three
3rd September 2020

Take control of your business (agriculture focus)

Jeremy Hutchings, Farm Owners Academy

Week Four
10th September 2020

Websites, going online (e-commerce), and back-office requirements

Geoff Neil, GVN Business Analysis and Consulting

Week Five
17th September 2020

Take control of your finances

Jeremy Hutchings, Farm Owners Academy

Week Six
24th September 2020

Cash flow and financial management

Geoff Neil, GVN Business Analysis and Consulting

Register
October TBC

Value-add and diversification in agriculture

Michelle Lally, Australian Meat Innovators

Register

 

Business and Industry Grants and Initiatives

COVID-19 Business Support

Balonne Shire Council is providing this fact sheet to Balonne Shire businesses in the wake of the pandemic Covid-19 - coronavirus.  This includes:

  • Recently announced Commonwealth and State economic stimulus/recovery packages
  • An overview on the programs Balonne Shire Council is working on to support the local economy
  • Helpful links to existing and relevant Commonwealth and State Government business assistance programs that Balonne Shire businesses may be eligible for
  • An information checklist for businesses that has been sourced from the United States' Centre of Disease Control when dealing with a pandemic.

For more information please click on the below link:

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