Business Information

ASBAS Digital Solutions

ASBAS DIGITAL SOLUTIONS PROGRAM

Small businesses in the Logan & Redlands region now have access to the Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) Digital Solutions program. The program delivers low cost, high quality, digital advisory services to small businesses across four digital priority areas:

  • Websites and selling online
  • Social media and digital marketing
  • Using small business software
  • Online security and data privacy
Logan Office of Economic Development

LOGAN OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Logan Office of Economic Development provides free and low cost business support services for Logan-based business owners needing assistance to establish, sustain and grow their businesses. This includes mentoring, courses and workshops, assistance with property selection and more.

MORE BUSINESS RESOURCES & SUPPORT

Starting or Growing a Small Business
Logan Office of Economic Development Business Support

The Logan Office of Economic Development provides free and low cost business support services for Logan-based business owners needing assistance to establish, sustain and grow their businesses, including mentoring, courses and workshops, assistance with property selection and more.


Business Queensland

A broad range of information, tools and support services offered by the Queensland Government to help you start, run or grow a small business.


business.gov.au

The Australian Govenrment's business portal, with simple access to information on starting, running or exiting a business.


ABLIS 

The Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) helps you find the licences and information you need for your business.


TAFE Small Business Solutions

Small Business Solutions helps you design and implement ideas for your business with workshops and one-on-one mentoring.


Mentoring for Growth

Mentoring for Growth (M4G) offers eligible businesses access to volunteer business experts who provide insights, options and suggestions relating to challenges and opportunities you are experiencing in your business.


Workplace Health & Safety Small Business Program

Resources, services and advisory visits to help small businesses stay safe, healthy and productive.


New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)

NEIS provides accredited training, business mentoring and support to help eligible individuals start their own business.


SelfStart

From planning, finding local support, through to perfecting your pitch, the SelfStart website contains information and resources to support people through the stages of starting a business.

Finding Staff
jobactive

jobactive employment providers can help you find the right staff, at no cost for your business, who are screened and job-ready.


Back to Work

The Queensland Government offers support payments of up to $20,000 are available for eligible employers who hire eligible unemployed jobseekers.


Department of Home Affairs

Provides information about employing and sponsoring overseas workers.

Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Info Kit

The Queensland Government's intellectual property (IP) info kit will help you understand Australia's IP system and explain how to identify, protect and commercialise your business's IP.


IP Australia

Browse the Australian Government's intellectual property resources and downloads portal, with tools, publications, videos and more to help guide you with your IP needs.

Tendering for Government Business
Supplying to Redland City Council

Find all the current tenders available, as well as awarded and upcoming tender opportunities. You can also read about the tender process and get important advice on submitting your tender successfully.


Supplying to Logan City Council

Browse information on current tenders, contracts awarded, trading terms and doing business with Logan City Council.


Tendering for Business Workshops

The Queensland Government's regular Tendering for Business Workshops help you maximise your chances of winning work, including on major projects.


Capability Statement Workshops

Capability statements are a key requirement in the pre-qualification for government projects and tendering opportunities, as well as for private sector major projects and sub-contractor work. You will learn what a business capability statement is and why it is important to have one, how to access the latest information on Queensland's major projects, improve your understanding of the major projects supply chain and develop your draft business capability statement.

Connecting & Exporting
Logan Office of Economic Development Export Assistance

The Logan Office of Economic Development can help facilitate international trade missions to promote investment in Logan City and export opportunities for local businesses. They also run export workshops  on topics such as marketing, expansion into new export markets, and managing risk through expert advice, shared peer experience and networking. 


Efic 

Efic is Australia’s export credit agency and provides Australian exporters with a range of specialist export finance solutions to help them grow internationally.


Trade & Investment Queensland

TIQ provides information and advice to help Queensland companies take advantage of export opportunities in markets around the world, with:

  • Consultation and planning services to meet your specific needs
  • Targeted international trade missions, exhibitions, inbound missions and in-market support
  • Industry events throughout the year, with opportunities to network and learn from specialists
  • Information on overseas markets and export opportunities for existing and new exporters

 

Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Advance Queensland

Browse programs and funding support for Queensland startups and entrepreneurs.


Innovate Queensland

Innovate Queensland helps small to medium enterprises grow through workshops and webinars on innovation, technology commercialisation, innovation planning and research, and design.


Entrepreneur's Program

The Entrepreneurs' Program is the Australian Government’s flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity. It forms part of the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda.

The program offers support to businesses through four elements:

  • Accelerating commercialisation
  • Business management
  • Incubator support
  • Innovation Connections

Landing Pads

Provides Australian market-ready start ups the opportunity to access global innovation hubs in San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Shanghai, Berlin and Singapore and be immersed in an environment that will help them accelerate the design and development of their product or service business model.


City of Gold Coast Open for Business Program

The City's Open for Business Program has been designed to support the city’s potential high-growth businesses. Download the Business Toolkit and gain access to knowledge and mentoring that is needed to innovate and expand.

Market Insights & Analysis
Office of the Chief Economist

High quality economic analysis across industry, innovation, resources, energy and evaluation.


National Innovation Map

The interactive Innovation Map identifies the location of innovation activities (R&D expenditure, patent and trademark applicant counts) and business creation (new businesses) across Australia over time.


Industry Monitor 2018

The Industry Monitor is an interactive tool that provides a consolidated source of high-level data and economic indicators. Users can interact with the indicators, using the filters available, to best meet their needs.


Australian Industry Report

The annual Australian Industry Report provides an overview and analysis of the major economic factors affecting Australia’s industries.


Australian Innovation System Report

The annual Australian Innovation System Report explores the impact of innovation and related activities on business, industry and national performance. The report also outlines challenges and future opportunities for Australian innovation.


data.gov.au & nationalmap.gov.au

Access openly available non-sensitive public data


Australian Bureau of Statistics

The ABS is Australia’s national statistical agency, providing trusted official statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters of importance to Australia.

Business Workshops
Food & Agribusiness Workshops

RDA Logan & Redlands is partnering with FIAL (Food Innovation Australia Ltd) to host a series of workshops designed to boost the competitiveness and innovation of businesses in the food and agribusiness sector. Topics include:

  • Win-Win Negotiation
  • Export Essentials Forum
  • e-Commerce Readiness
  • Meet the e-Commerce Platform
  • Retail & Private Label Readiness 
  • Meet the Retail Brand Manager
  • Market Diversification & Intelligence

Logan Office of Economic Development Master Workshop Series

The LOED's new Master Workshop Series has been designed to help local businesses plan for future growth and adapt to new technologies. Delivered by industry experts, each topic will offer a two-hour workshop per week over a four week period:

Master Workshop Series - Micro & Start-up Businesses

  • Fundamentals of starting a business
  • Effective Marketing
  • Utilising technology in your business
  • Digital marketing essentials
  • Fundamentals of HR & employing staff

Master Workshop Series - Small & Established Businesses

  • Employing and empowering staff
  • Digital marketing
  • Cashflow and financial management to generate profit
  • Effective, real world marketing strategies that work
  • Utilising technology to grow your business