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Driving Economic Recovery for the Region

Did you know the Whitsundays biggest employer is small business?! The Whitsunday Coast Chamber were proud to host Ry Collins & Damian Beasley last week.  Ry Collins from the Whitsunday Coast Regional Council presented an Economic Update for the region and Damian Beasley presented on the Funnel Bay Eco Tourism project proposal. WHITSUNDAY REGIONAL  COUNCIL Th...

Jobkeeper Enrollment Closes 31 May 2020

If you and your employees meet the eligibility criteria for the JobKeeper payment, you can enrol for the JobKeeper payment through: ATO online services for individuals and sole traders accessed through your myGov account (sole traders only) business Portal using your myGov ID your registered tax professional. If you have employees you need to: ask them to co...

Chamber Chat – Thursday, October 17, 2019

As this absolutely amazing spring weather continues, it’s nice to enjoy our own ‘back yard’ and I have been managing to squeeze in a bit of hiking and boating with my family. We are so lucky to live in this magical place. The great weather certainly put the icing on the cake with a bumper Chinese Golden Week topping off a solid school holiday period. With go...

Chamber Chat – Thursday, September 19, 2019

I’d like to start this week with a few congratulations. Firstly to Tourism Whitsundays and Whitsunday Regional Council on the new brand for the region – the Whitsundays, the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Launched two weeks ago, it is a genuinely innovative and adaptable brand and tagline that should resonate throughout everything we do. We should all get ...

Chamber Chat - April 18, 2019

The Federal Election has been called for May 18 and it could be ‘make or break’ for the small business sector. For too long the major parties have paid lip service to the needs of small business but largely ignored the genuine policy changes needed to significantly assist the sector. And it is a significant sector. Small business makes up 97 per cent of a...

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