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Industry support

Supplier matching program

Are you a manufacturer or provider of goods and services and need help sourcing materials or supplies to remain operational, or to expand operations? Find out more about the department’s supplier matching support.

Jobs and Regional Growth Fund

The $175 million Jobs and Regional Growth Fund is targeted at growing regional economies and jobs for Queenslanders. Find out if your business is eligible and how to apply.

Advance Queensland Industry Attraction Fund

The $150 million Advance Queensland Industry Attraction Fund (AQIAF) is our financial incentive program and complements our full suite of support services.

Worker Transition Scheme and rapid response

The Worker Transition Scheme and rapid response provides a suite of information and support services to workers who may find themselves without work as a result of business closures or redundancy programs.

Queensland Charter for Local Content

The Queensland Charter for Local Content aims to provide all businesses with full, fair and reasonable opportunities to tender for Queensland Government procurements.

Local industry involvement in major Queensland Government projects

Learn about the Queensland Government's commitment to helping local business access major project procurement opportunities to benefit Queenslanders and the broader economy.

Starting a business

The Queensland Government’s business.qld.gov.au website provides useful information to help start a business in Queensland.

This includes information on: planning a business; finance essentials; business types and legal structures; licensing, registrations and legal obligations and protecting your business.

Running a business

You can also find information to help you run and grow your business on business.qld.gov.au.

This includes information on: finance, accounting and profit; employing staff, marketing and sales, adapting to change and much more.

It also provides a useful business health check survey to help assess your business’ strengths and areas for improvement aimed at helping your business survive and thrive.

Promoting your business

The “Why Choose Your Business” webcast series offers insights into the value of your business and how to write an effective tender response.

Last updated: 15 Mar 2022