Latest News & Updates


Wednesday 12th May, 5:00pm-6:00pm @ Ipswich

Social media is a well-used term in business, however public relations and different types of media are an important marketing tool often overlooked. 🤔

A “Press Release” is an official announcement to members of news media with newsworthy information for them to share to their audience. 😁📰

Join David Box, GM Ipswich News Today newspaper and learn to:
– Write a catchy headline
– Summarise key points
– What to attach, and in what format
– Make it simple for the journalist



Tuesday 11th May, 9:30am-10:30am @ Ipswich

Have you got the right protection?
Whether you’re just starting in business or a seasoned operator, it’s critical to understand and look after your IP assets. 😎💻

Jacqui is a lawyer, governance nerd and business enthusiast determined to help business owners stress less. 😁

In this interactive workshop, Jacqui gives her steps on how to protect yourself and the important assets of business. Whether Trade marks, Designs, Rights, Patents, Layouts, Trade Secrets or Copyright, leave with an action plan so you can get on with crushing your business (and life) goals. 🤩



Tuesday 27th April, 9:30am-10:30am @ Ipswich

Luck is not a good business strategy, putting in the right business practises now will give you a much better long-lasting return and will allow you to feel more in-control. 😎📈

In this interactive session, Jacqui Keller from lawXO will walk you through the process of developing a strategy for your business to guide you towards whatever
business success means for you.

You will leave with a detailed plan that you can action straight away! 🤩


Webinar: Tendering – Top Ten Tips and Capability Statement

You’re invited
Kickstart your recovery and secure more work

Tendering – Top Ten Tips webinar

Learn how to stand out from your competitors and increase your chances of success with our Top 10 tendering tips webinar.

Improve your chance of tendering success

From planning your response to submitting your tender, this workshop will give you the top ten tips to tendering. Our tips will help you improve your approach to tendering and how to address the non-price criteria in tender documents.

Register now: Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM AEST

Capability statement webinar

What is a capability statement?

A capability statement is a tool that allows procurement teams to assess your expertise and achievements, as well as your potential to deliver goods and services. It outlines the capabilities and skills of your business.

A capability statement is essential for applying for and securing tendering opportunities in government and private sector projects. They can also be uploaded to online databases and be used to support your finance applications.

Why attend a workshop

Help your business stand out from the crowd and improve your chance of securing contracts by attending this interactive workshop that will help you develop and prepare effective capability statements.

Our webinar will help you learn:

  • why a capability statement is important
  • how to use your capability statement to market your product or service
  • how to use your capability statement to accompany contract tender submissions
  • best-practice fundamentals for developing and drafting a powerful capability statement
  • how to access the latest information on Queensland’s supply chain opportunities.

Register now: Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM AEST

Regionality – Farm2Plate Exchange

Calling all Scenic Rim farmers, food and drink producers, chefs, tourism and hospitality businesses.

Did you know you can attend  Regionality‘s Farm2Plate Exchange in May at a subsidised cost thanks to the Australian Government’s bushfire recovery funding.

Meet to exchange knowledge, debate big ideas and network through an immersive learning experience.

More information and the registration form can be accessed here:…/4411/farm2plate-flyer

Kick the Dust Fundraiser

Dust off your dancing shoes and give them a good
workout at our Community Fundraiser. It’s been a tough
year and it’s important to take time to support each other
in a fun way!

Join us for dinner, entertainment and our fundraising
auction! Up for grabs will be 100’s of stylish designer
shoes, men’s and women’s designer clothing, prizes, a
fashion show and more! You can break your new shoes
in whilst dancing to local acoustic Blues band ‘Nobody’s
Baby’. Join in the fun and RSVP today!

Call Simon’s Tavern on 5463 1007 to book a table.
WHEN Friday 30th April 2021
TIME 6.00pm – 9.00pm
WHERE Simon’s Tavern – Function Room

88 High Street, Boonah
RSVP Book your table of 6-10

by calling Simon’s Tavern on 5463 1007

Nominations extended – Queensland Training Awards

Nominations for the 2021 Queensland Training Awards have been extended by one week, now closing midnight Sunday 28 March 2021.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to celebrate your achievements.

Head over to the nomination portal and submit your nomination today!



Don’t let a question or technical hiccup prevent you from entering.

Reach out —  we’re keen to help.

Email the South East Region QTA team at or call us 0427 757 169

Mental Health Fitness Classes (POSTPONED)

Build mental health fitness and resilience through these free workshops!

Postponed Due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Boonah Show 2021

Date Claimer:  The Boonah Show 2021 will be  28th -29th May.  An event not to be missed!


Showcasing Boonah -The theme “20/20 Vision” celebrating the anniversary of 120 shows.

Boonah District Chamber of Commerce is supporting the event by showcasing local food and wine in the Muller Building and assisting with a Virtual Reality presentation in the McDougall Building.

There will be more information available closer to the event.  For updates, follow the Boonah Show Society on Facebook and check out their website