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Industry support

Mount Isa Transition Fund

The Mount Isa Transition Fund aims to support job creation for the local workforce, strengthen the economy, liveability and community resilience in Mount Isa.

Mossman Region Transition Program

The Mossman Regional Transition Program provides much needed assistance to the community to foster new economic and employment opportunities.

Industry support workshops

The department offers a series of workshops on topics including cybersecurity, business capability development and growing defence capability.

Queensland Jobs Fund

The Queensland Jobs Fund brings together the Queensland Government’s current flagship industry development programs to boost the state’s industry footprint, create jobs and strengthen Queensland’s economy.

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.

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 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 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

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.

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland review

The review will support proposed amendments to Queensland’s work health and safety laws introduced to Parliament late last year. It will ensure activities are contemporary and reflective of stakeholder and community expectations.

Last updated: 19 Apr 2024