The links below offer a myriad of useful government and local industry links which should be helpful to you and your business.

Government Links

AusIndustry – focuses on specialist program delivery within the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.

Australian Business Government Resources Initiative – a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.

Australian Government Agencies – this website has everything you need to know about all the relevant Australian Government Agencies that affect your private and business life. It is an excellent resource as you can access all agencies with one single login account. From applying for a passport to health and safety to who your ministers, members and senators are, this is a brilliant resource to use for all areas of your life.

Government Grants – has information about federal, state and local government grants suitable for community to business operations.

Queensland Department of Education & Training – provides information about a range of education, training and government initiatives in government training and support services.

Queensland State Development, Infrastructure and Planning – The Department of State Development brings together specialist knowledge, networks and services to work with significant businesses and industry sectors.

Queensland Office of Fair Trading – provides information about current laws and policies for those in business.

Office for Women – Department of Communities, Queensland – this has a myriad of resources useful for private and business information regarding women’s issues, rights, awards and various links to programs and services. An excellent resource!

Intellectual Property – an Australian Government service providing information about laws, copyright, patents and logo protection and information for those in business.

Australian Taxation Office – service provided to assist those with tax obligations and advice in business and other trading concerns.

Australian Trade Commission – provides a broad range of services and assistance for those comtemplating exporting or importing, growing and expanding their business overseas.

Queensland’s workplace health, safety and worker’s compensation services – provides a range of information regarding workplace regulations and requirements that all business must comply with.

Local Industry Links

Bundaberg Chamber of Commerce – the local chamber provides a range of networking and industry association links within the Wide Bay area.

Business Network International – an organization providing networking and referral business opportunities.

Bundaberg Regional Council – Council has an Economic Development Department which provides a range of services for individual and business information throughout the Bundaberg Region.

Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland – Supporting businesses by providing advocacy, training and education, products and services, advice, business intelligence, networks and partnerships

Incubation and Business Support Services

Bundaberg Enterprise Centre – a service that provides a range of incubation and start-up support for new budding business ventures and ideas.

Business Enterprise Centres Australia – support services for start up business Australia wide.

Business & Product Research for Bundaberg and Wide Bay

Office of Economic & Statistical Research (OESR) – this offers a breakdown of regional profiles for the Bundaberg and Wide Bay areas to assist in understanding the market indicators businesses will be operating in

Bundaberg Economic Development Strategy – provides long-range council planning of the Bundaberg and wider regional area.

Australian Institute for Commercialisation – this service assists with budding entrepreneurs in providing assistance and advice about taking a product to market.