Chamber Updates

Chamber Updates

7 September, 2018

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Townsville Chamber Update

Townsville Chamber Update

Posted 18 January, 2019 by Townsville Chamber

The last Chamber update was just before Melbourne Cup and the end of 2018 was a whirlwind of activities.  Here’s an update of what has been happening since November. MEETINGS Board members and President represented the Chamber at 53 meetings during November and December.  The CEO met one on one with 15 members during the […]

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North Queensland Study into Water Damage from Cyclones

North Queensland Study into Water Damage from Cyclones

Posted 19 December, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

Suncorp has worked with Insurance Australia Group on a significant piece of research which was released at James Cook University’s Cyclone Testing Station in November. The study looked at the impact of wind-driven water entry during cyclones.  This research adds weight to previous research into the key causes of cyclone damage and reinforces the need […]

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Queensland Government Best Practice Principles and Supplier Code of Conduct

Queensland Government Best Practice Principles and Supplier Code of Conduct

Posted 13 December, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

The Queensland Government has recently approved a range of enhancements to the Queensland Procurement Policy (QPP) including the release of “Best practice principles: Quality, safe workplaces” and the “Procurement Supplier Code of Conduct”.    The aim of the Code of Conduct is to build on the QPP commitment to do business with ethically, environmentally and socially […]

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A world of disruption – the new business paradigm

A world of disruption – the new business paradigm

Posted 12 November, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

We operate in a world of disruption.    In an environment with 24 hours media cycle, advertising in the usually way doesn’t cut it anymore.   It is no longer a viable proposition to establish a business on old basics like access, exposure, tenancy mix, advertise in the yellow pages and wait for the customers  Disrupters like your next door competitor or your […]

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Townsville Chamber Update

Townsville Chamber Update

Posted 2 November, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

It has been over a month since our last update.  Here is what has kept us busy. MEETINGS We met with Townsville MP Scott Stewart and discussed NQ Stadium progress; water; and electricity.  While discussing education for employment outcomes, we asked for more details on the make up of the unemployed in Townsville. We met […]

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Can regional businesses get work through public tenders?

Can regional businesses get work through public tenders?

Posted 18 October, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

Townsville is a service town, home to many supply chains in logistics and transport, construction, manufacturing and fabrication, education, housing, health, professional and technical services. The Chamber actively advocates for procurement policies that deliver work tenders that are equitable and accessible to small and medium regional businesses.  This year, we have focused our attention on the State’s tender process for construction projects and […]

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