Small Business Advisory Service - Natural Disaster Assistance
To provide a no or low cost small business advisory services, specialised training and tailored information to small businesses in the Gulf Savannah and Atherton Tablelands who have been directly or indirectly affected by natural disaster since October 2010.
Enhancing the IT Capacity of Small Business in the Gulf Savannah
Objective To encourage the uptake of IT and e-commerce participation in the Gulf Savannah.
Human Resource Management Support for Gulf Savannah Businesses
Objective To address labour supply issues in the Gulf Savannah by encouraging better HR management practices.
Building Rural Communities
Objective To deliver a Financial Management Workshop for primary producers.
Small Business Advisory Service
Objective To maximise the growth potential, prosperity and sustainability of small business in the Gulf Savannah and Tablelands through provision of low cost advisory services.
Recognising Women Farmers
Objective To deliver a workshop to women in primary industries based on the Naturally Resourceful workshop format.
Future Visions Workshop
Objective To deliver a Future Visions workshop for the business community and other stakeholders across the seven Gulf Shires, to:
look at the key factors which will shape the Gulf economy into the future (eg: climate change, peak oil)
define opportunities for local businesses and identify areas where external support is needed
to create a vision and action plan for the gulf business community
Gulf Indigenous Economic Development Forum
Objective To conduct an outcome-focused economic development forum for indigenous communities across the Gulf, and develop a strategy and action plan to progress cooperative economic development activities.
Objective To further develop the Savannah Way tourism brand for the benefit of communities along the route.