Bowen Basin Business Development Activities: February, March and April 2016

February 1, 2016

5 February
(7.00am - 9.00am)
Industry Briefing - MACKAY
Resource Industry Network
Who is this recommended for:
Anyone interested in hearing Dr John Kunkel, Deputy Chief Executive of the Minerals Council of Australia speak on the outlook and opportunities domestically and internationally for the resources sector. He will provide an outlook not only for the coal industry, but also on other minerals that guests may see as an opportunity.
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11 February
(7.30am - 9.00am)
QMI Solutions Breakfast Event - MACKAY
QMI Solutions
Who is this recommended for:
Anyone wishing to attend an intimate morning with Frank Wagner “Discovering International Manufacturing Trends and their impact on Workforce Development, Training Needs and Future Skills Sets”.
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11 February
(5.00pm - 7.00pm)
Delivering Skills Checkpoint Pilot Program Information Session - MACKAY
MRAEL / Mackay Region Chamber of Commence
Who is this recommended for:
Anyone who has an interest in career advice and career development support services for workers aged 45 - 54 to maximize their career potential through to retirement. MRAEL Group has been selected by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training to deliver this unique Pilot Program.
 This is a fully funded Government initiative that identifies skills gaps and how to address them.
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15 February
(1.00pm - 5.00pm)
Anti Discrimination - Contact Officer Refresher  - EMERALD
Anti Discrimination Commission Qld
Who is this recommended for:
This course has been designed specifically for current contact officers, to help address the challenges that have come up during the job and to build on skills needed in the role. We also strongly recommend that participants have previously completed the full day Contact Officer course.  
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16 February
(8.00am - 12.00pm)
Introduction to the Anti Discrimination Act for Managers - EMERALD
Anti Discrimination Commission Qld
Who is this recommended for: 
This course will provide managers and supervisors with an understanding of the objectives of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 and of their responsibilities under the Act, particularly in relation to vicarious liability. The course aims to assist organisations in creating discrimination and harassment free workplaces. Recommended for human resource practitioners, managers and supervisors.
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17 February
(12.30pm - 2.30pm)
Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia Consultation Session - MACKAY
AusIndustry
Who is this recommended for:
Anyone interested in the planned $75 Million CRC for the development of Northern Australia.  Attendees will be provided with information relating to the objectives of the CRC as well as providing an opportunity for open discussion and questions, in particular key challenges experienced in the region that could be solved through industry-led and outcome-focused collaborative research.
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18 February
(7.30am - 10.30am)
Destination Innovation - Business in the Black Seminar - MORANBAH
Department of State Development / Isaac Regional Council
Who is this recommended for:
This workshop showcases home grown success stories and a panel forum with each speaker sharing how they bumped their bottom line by thinking outside the square.  Speakers are: Chelle Laing (Copperdoor Interiors), Melissa Westcott (Big on Shoes/Bloom Events), Carolyn Fritz (Moranbah Discount Tyres and Mechanical), Therese Pitt (Mooch and Me) and Trehan Stenton (Moranbah Traders Association)
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18 February
(5.00pm - 7.00pm)
Meet and Mingle - MACKAY
Mackay Region Chamber of Commence
Who is this recommended for: 
Businesses who wish to renew contacts and make some new ones.  Bring your team and your business cards and get talking!
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1 March
(9.00am - 4.00pm)
Anti Discrimination - Contact Officer - MACKAY 
Anti Discrimination Commission Qld
Who is this recommended for: 
This course provides information about the role of the contact officer in the workplace, and is suitable for prospective and current contact officers, human resource staff, and occupational health and safety officers.
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1 March
(12.00pm - 2.00pm)
Industry Briefing - MACKAY
Resource Industry Network
Who is this recommended for:
Anyone interested hearing an update from guest speaker Adam Foulstone, General Manager & SSE, Anglo American Grosvenor Project as well as networking. 
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2 March
(8.30am - 12.30pm )
Introduction to the Anti Discrimination Act for Managers - MACKAY
Anti Discrimination Commission Qld
Who is this recommended for: 
This course will provide managers and supervisors with an understanding of the objectives of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 and of their responsibilities under the Act, particularly in relation to vicarious liability. The course aims to assist organisations in creating discrimination and harassment free workplaces. Recommended for human resource practitioners, managers and supervisors.
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2 March
(1.30pm - 3.30pm)
Introduction to the Anti Discrimination Act  - MACKAY
Anti Discrimination Commission Qld
Who is this recommended for: 
This course provides a basic introduction to the key elements of anti-discrimination legislation in Queensland. The session is interactive with a variety of visual and group activities and allows time for questions and discussion. No previous knowledge is needed.
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8 March 
(7.00am)
IWD (International Women's Day) Breakfast & Women in Resources Awards - MACKAY
Resource Industry Network
Who is this recommended for: 
Anyone wishing to network and watch a live streaming of the Women in Resources Awards from Brisbane.
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8 March
(TBA)
Getting to know your Groundwater & CSG Workshop - MIDDLEMOUNT
4T Consultants & AgForce
Who is this recommended for:
Anyone who is interested in getting a better understanding of the relationship between Groundwater and CSG.
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10 March
(TBA)
Building Sustainable Business Communities Networking Event - MORANBAH
Local Buying Community Foundation
Who is this recommended for:
Business and Industry representatives from the Isaac Region area who are interested in networking with other local business community members and BMA/BHP Billiton representatives.
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16 March
(Morning)
Digital Economy Workshop - EMERALD
Department of State Development
Who is this recommended for:
Those wishing to understand what the digital economy means for their business and how it can make their business more profitable and sustainable. Also available to workshop participants are one on one mentoring sessions to discuss the key issues being faced or key outcomes being sought for the business.
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17 March
(Afternoon)
Digital Economy Workshop - MORANBAH
Department of State Development
Who is this recommended for:
Those wishing to understand what the digital economy means for their business and how it can make their business more profitable and sustainable. Also available to workshop participants are one on one mentoring sessions to discuss the key issues being faced or key outcomes being sought for the business.
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18 March
(Breakfast)
CHDC Business Breakfast and Procurement Forum - EMERALD
Central Highlands Development Corporation
Who is this recommended for: 
All Central Highlands business community members wishing to hear about local procurement opportunities and tenders while networking with business and Industry.
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