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Industry support workshops

ESG where are we?

Complete this free self-assessment tool and answer questions about the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) aspects of your business. Upon completion, you'll receive a detailed report outlining your business's current standing in each ESG pillar, along with suggested next steps and actions to help your business demonstrate its commitment and capacity in these areas.

This self-assessment tool is 14 questions long and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Start the ESG where are we? self-assessment.

Promoting your business

The “Why Choose Your Business” webcast series offers insights into how to:

  • identify and demonstrate the value of your business
  • write an effective tender response outlining the expertise and experience of your business.

The series will help you prepare a comprehensive capability statement and submit conforming bids to tender for government and private sector contracts.

The series comprises six modules:

  1. Introduction – An introduction to the “Why Choose Your Business” webinar series.
  2. Demonstrating your value – Tools to help you identify and demonstrate the value your business offers.
  3. Promoting your capability – How to formalise your value into a comprehensive and effective capability statement.
  4. What is a tender? - Explores the tendering process, the difference between procurement and purchasing, and where tender opportunities can be found.
  5. Fine-tuning your tender response – Insights into how to enhance your tender response and submit a conforming tender.
  6. Key learnings and being visible – A summary of the previous modules and how to ensure your business is visible.

Learn about cyber security

We hosted three free webinars about protecting your business against cyberattacks. These webinars are in no-nonsense plain English and introduce the kinds of cyber security you need to protect your business. You’ll learn more about information security management and the new edition of ISO 27001, the internationally used system for keeping businesses cyber secure.

You can’t afford to ignore cyber security. Our webinar recordings can help you develop supply-chain resilience in the face of cyberattacks.

View the webinar recordings and the supporting information sheets below:

  1. Introduction to Information Security Management
  2. Information Security Management and the new edition of ISO 27001
  3. Information Security Management: Developing your System
  4. Managing your Cyber Security
  5. Information Security in the use of Cloud Servies
  6. ICT Readiness for Business Continuity

Business Capability Development Workshops

The department offers a series of Business Capability Development Workshops including the following:

  1. Writing an Effective Capability Statement Workshop - Articulating your value to Customers Tendering for Business Workshop - Help you to prepare comprehensive and conforming bids to tender for government and private sector contracts
  2. Contract Delivery – Learn how to understand and successfully deliver on a contract

View our workshops and seminars for further information.

Find out more

Are you interested in finding out more about regional opportunities for your business? Submit your details via our online form for more information.

Growing our defence capabilities

With the growth of defence industries in Australia and internationally has come increased complexity in the skills needed to deliver modern equipment and services. We’re ensuring Queensland businesses have access to resources they need to fulfil defence contracts.

Subscribe to hear about upcoming Defence events and training sessions.


Last updated: 11 Jun 2024