Chamber Updates

Chamber Updates

7 September, 2018

by Townsville Chamber
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Business Environment

Qld Inquiry into Wage Theft

by Townsville Tenpin and Fun Centre
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Business Environment

Data Security – what your business needs to know

19 July, 2018

by Shannon Willcox
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Chamber Updates

Chamber Updates

Posted 7 September, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

Small is beautiful – President Debbie Rains and CEO Marie-Claude Brown met this week with Townsville Bulletin Editor in Chief Jenna Cairney.  The Chamber and the Bulletin agree to cooperate on promoting the profile of local small businesses. Contact us if your small business is hiring, growing, or developing. We’ll let the Bully know.   […]

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Qld Inquiry into Wage Theft

Qld Inquiry into Wage Theft

Posted 7 September, 2018 by Townsville Tenpin and Fun Centre

A hearing into wage theft was recently held in Townsville as part of a State Government inquiry.  Townsville Tenpin and Fun Centre Noel Ambler, made a submission. Noel’s view is that most small business try to do the right thing. The best way for government to ensure wage theft is reduced is to simplify the Awards […]

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The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility

The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted 20 August, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

As published in Success NQ June/July 2018 edition available here. In 1994, American author and entrepreneur John Elkington coined the phrase the “Triple Bottom Line”, meaning that community, the environment and profitability are equally important to a business’ bottom line. The idea of “Profit + People + Planet” struck a chord amongst large and small […]

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Townsville businesses are changing

Townsville businesses are changing

Posted 20 August, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

As published in Success NQ August/September 2018 editions, available here. How do I know? I heard it many times in the days that followed the NQ Chambers Business Awards in early June. Our phones were running hot and our Facebook content reached 68 000 screens in a single day. The Awards were a great success.  […]

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Chamber Update

Chamber Update

Posted 17 August, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

1) Members vote in favor of amending the Chamber Rules / 2) Submission about Small Business Procurement / 3) Appointment of Board member to the PIAG   1)Members vote in favor of amending the Chamber Rules On Wednesday 15 August, members attending a Special General Meeting voted unanimously for the Chamber to amend its Rules.  […]

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Regional Small Business and QLD Government Procurement

Regional Small Business and QLD Government Procurement

Posted 17 August, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

At the end of July, the Chamber submitted a response to the Queensland Government’s consultation of its procurement policy and practices at they relate to regional small businesses. Since the release of the Queensland Government Procurement Policy in September 2017, Chamber has been actively engaging with executive and senior public servants in Public Works and […]

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