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May 24, 2021 Sharon Purcell

As the May Small Business month wraps up for 2021, three new grants to support small business in Queensland have been announced. Totalling $25M, the Queensland State Government has announced the Business Basics, Business Boost and Business Growth Fund grants in conjunction with Small Business Month. “The announcement is more good news for small businesses…

April 6, 2021 Sharon Purcell

April 6 2021 TOURISTS aren’t the only income stream for aviation business, Gold Coast Helitours, but prior to COVID19, tourists provided 95% of the small businesses income. The impact of the 2019 pandemic was dramatic and swift. “On January 27, 2019, we went from hero to zero overnight from COVID and we’re still struggling to…

February 8, 2021 Sharon Purcell

February 8, 2021 CHANGES to JobKeeper and residual financial challenges could present more hardship for Southern Queensland Small Businesses that were in trouble before COVID said Small Business Financial Counselling Program (SBFCP) Coordinator, Jo Tardent. The SBFCP identified JobKeeper changes and the recommencement of deferred loan repayments as stress points for small businesses across the…

December 16, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Roma locals, Craig and Bec Biessel worked with Rural Financial Counsellor, Dale Murphy to develop their business while they honed their financial skills.

December 16, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Ray and Nancy Bertinazzi own and operate an impressive farming business between Warwick and Stanthorpe on Queensland’s Darling Downs. Working with local Rural Financial Counsellor, Micheal Fagg, the couple were able to work through a complex debt restructure and set themselves up for a profitable future with expansions planned.

November 30, 2020 Sharon Purcell

The Rural Financial Counselling Service Southern Queensland has today released a new promotional video explaining the service.

November 25, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Sunshine Coast based Small Business Financial Counsellor, Kylie Radford presented at today’s ‘Winding up your Small Business’ webinar.

November 18, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Our Fraser Coast Small Business Financial Counsellor, Craig Hilton delivered a popular ‘Starting out in Small Business’ webinar.

October 28, 2020 Sharon Purcell

The latest ‘Savy Small Business’ webinar focused on understanding Cash flow and was hosted by Gold Coast based, Small Business Financial Counsellor, Jodie Terzis.

October 21, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Oct 21 2020 Working with Regional Development Australia and the ASBAS program, the Small Business Counselling Program delivered the first of four webinars in ‘Savy Small Business’ series.Central Queensland based Financial Counsellor, Sharon Kingston presented ‘Financial Reports’ today.You can watch the presentation here now.