Thursday, March 28, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Chamber Chat

It’s been another busy week for businesses in the region, preparing for the lead up to Easter and the school holidays. Cyclone Megan was the fifth tropical cyclone to impact the country this season, and has left another indelible mark on Far North Queensland as the cyclone season draws to a close.
Recent weather events are a timely reminder about the importance of having up-to-date information to help make decisions about insurance and your business. The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training, and the Whitsundays Chamber of Commerce & Industry, invite you to a free event featuring insurance industry experts.
This event will provide business owners with practical information about insurance, including complaint resolution, to support business resilience planning and disaster recovery. Industry experts from Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), Insurance Council Australia (ICA) and Office of Queensland Small Business Commissioner will be presenting at the event (QSBC). \
Gain valuable insights into insurance coverage delivered by industry leaders, tailored specifically for small businesses. The event will be held Tuesday 9 April 5.30-7.30pm at the Reef Gateway Hotel and bookings are essential. Head to the events page on the Chamber website for more information.
Whitsunday Chamber of Commerce and Industry would also like to take the time to congratulate all the candidates for the local government elections on their efforts. It is a long and arduous process We look forward to briefing our newly elected representatives on our Ten Point Advocacy Plan, which launched last year. Visit our website to review the plan and consider what your business priorities are right now.
Did you know that you can join the Chamber any time, and your membership is valid for 12-months from the day of joining? Becoming a Chamber member means you join a powerful collective representing the entire Whitsundays business community. Our members enjoy networking opportunities, business skills development, access to resources and expertise, and increased visibility in the business community. We have five membership categories starting from $99 per year to suit a range of needs. We look forward to engaging you in Chamber life and the Whitsundays business community.

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