DYJESBT Update – October 2023

Small Business Hubs

At the Small Business Hubs, you can meet DESBT officers to discuss grants, business development programs and other opportunities to your business thrive.

Face to face appointments are available at our four Scenic Rim Small Business Hubs located at Beaudesert, Boonah, Canungra and Mount Tamborine Libraries.

We are here to help your business thrive.  If you are starting out, want to grow your business or need support to employ staff, we can help with:

  • Free mentoring and business guidance
  • Access to grants and financial assistance
  • Resources to make it easier to employ apprentices and trainees
  • Opportunities to supply to the Queensland Government
  • Queensland Small Business Commissioner advocacy and support.

Scenic Rim Small Business Hub Details / Locations

Thursday 12 October Beaudesert Library 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursday 19 October Boonah Library 10.00 am –  1.00 pm
Thursday 26 October Canungra Library 10.00 am – 2.00 pm
Thursday 2 November Mt Tamborine Library 10.00 am – 2.00 pm

You are encouraged to register for an appointment, however drop-ins to the Small Business Hubs are also welcome.  We can also contact you by phone or we can visit you at your business.

Please don’t hesitate to email us at [email protected] to book an appointment or if you would like more information about the Small Business Hubs.

Mentoring for Growth Day

Register for a 45-minute mentoring session to help you find the right person to talk to about challenges and opportunities in your business.
The Queensland Government’s Mentoring for Growth (M4G) program offers free and confidential mentoring sessions where you are matched with business experts to help you understand business processes, talk through a problem in your business or identify business growth opportunities. We have multiple 45-minute sessions available each day.

Experienced M4G mentors can assist you with anything related to your business and you can register for a mentoring session at any time. Once you register your interest, the team will contact you to schedule an available session for your business

Date: 11 October 2023 (Multiple dates available)
Time: 9am-3pm

For more information, email [email protected]


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For more information, email [email protected]