A Chamber of Commerce is a network of local businesses and industries. There are Chambers of Commerce all over the world, and while we are all different and separate from one another, we all share the same goal - to improve the local business environment.
We inform our members so they can improve their business. We advocate for jobs, projects and connectivity to improve the local business environment.
We provide members with opportunities to network and promote themselves.
The Townsville Chamber has been ‘making business connections’ for over 135 years.
MEDIA RELEASE 24 March 2020 Response to the State Government’s measures to help businesses in Queensland Chambers of Commerce across Queensland have been advocating for the State Government to take immediate steps to help businesses combat the challenges of COVID-19. This is the time for Governments to be a lifeline for businesses and the […]
Townsville Chamber of Commerce is here for small business and has called upon local and state Government to join in delivery real relief for small businesses having to combat the challenges of COVID-19. The local and State Government have made announcements towards financially helping businesses to retain staff and continue to work through the challenges […]
The Townsville Chamber encourages all to regularly check sources of reputable information surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19). To assist with finding this information, we have compiled a list of useful links. Visit those sites regularly as information is constantly updated. Support Measures for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 World Health Organisation / Coronavirus Australian Prime Minister / Media […]
MEDIA RELEASE 23 March 2020 “Let’s get ready” The announcements today prohibiting indoor gatherings is going to have a significant impact on businesses and the way they do business in the future. It is ok to feel unsure and concerned, but it is not the time to panic. Townsville Chamber of Commerce President, Michele […]
In response to the coronavirus, several support packages for small businesses, sole traders and individuals have been announced to reduce the impact. SUPPORT MEASURES TO ASSIST BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY COVID-19 Updated 26 March 2020, 12:20pm Click on the link to go to section. Federal Economic Stimulus Package – Stage 1 and 2 SME Guarantee […]
Now more than ever cashflow stress keeps many Townsville business owners up at night. The most common reason for cashflow stress? The constant juggle between paying suppliers and unpaid invoices. Being in business is challenging enough without chasing payments, keeping the lights on and the reams of paperwork for banks that don’t care. If you […]
Creating a clear vision for the future of Townsville is the focus for Future Cities. The vision will focus on creating world-class experiences in our city and drive economic growth through new investment and greater tourism spending, and improve the unique Townsville lifestyle for locals. Presented by Brett Brogan (Chief Strategy Officer, TCC), this presentation explores how Townsville City Council are positioning Townsville for the next wave of investment. Defence, Tourism, Industry and a whole of city productive precincts approach.
Townsville is an genuinely aspirational community.
This aspiration is fostered by a younger median generation with higher median income levels.
Craig Stack from Knight Frank Townsville will explore how to work with an aspirational community, using his wealth of experience to reflect on why Townsville is unique centre for supporting new innovators and enterprise.
In the wake of health advice regarding physical distancing and restriction on social gatherings, the Townsville Chamber is temporarily suspending its event calendar.
The CBD Coffee of Thursday 2 April is suspended and we will resume outdoors networking events as soon as safe to do so.
The Business Matters presentation by Townsville City Council on Tuesday 31 March at YWAM has been postponed. We are investigating other ways to deliver Business Matters information sessions and will advise in due course.
We thank you for your understanding. Keep checking our website and social media pages for updated information on assistance for businesses.