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

March 1, 2016

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  Adam Foulstone, General Manager & SSE, Anglo American Grosvenor Project speak on "Technology Developments, Automation and Innovations.  To deliver optimal construction and engineering outcomes of the surface to seam tunnels utilising a Tunnel Boring Machine and inseam development driveage both mains and gateroad development; establishing quality coal clearance systems, surface to seam infrastructure, construction of ventilation shafts and commissioning and implementation of the Longwall. 
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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
(12.00pm - 2.00pm)
Emerging Leaders and Beyond - Motivation & Goal Setting with Eric Bailey - MACKAY
Mackay Regional Chamber of Commerce with the support of Hail Creek Mine & AIM
Who is this recommended for: 
Eric is one of the world's foremost speakers on the subject of motivation and vision. Drawing on successful careers in professional sport, executive management, sales and as a husband and father, Eric is the spark that can ignite the burning passion that swells in each of us.  Eric has helped over two million people in more than 10 countries to craft visions for themselves and their organisations and manifest these into reality!
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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 Queensland Resources Council's Women in Resources Awards from Brisbane.
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8 March 
(7.00am)
IWD (International Women's Day) Breakfast & Women in Resources Awards - MORANBAH
Queensland Resources Council hosted by BHP Billiton
Who is this recommended for: 
Anyone wishing to network and watch a live streaming of the Queensland Resources Council's Women in Resources Awards from Brisbane.
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8 March 
(10.00am-11.30am)
IWD (International Women's Day) Morning Tea - EMERALD
CHRC/QRRRWN/YWCA/Qld Government
Who is this recommended for: 
Anyone wishing to attend an Inspiring interactive sofa session with local women and girls.
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8 March
(9.00am - 4.00pm)
Getting to know your Groundwater & CSG Workshop - DYSART
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
(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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10 March
(5.30pm - 7.30pm)
Building Sustainable Business Communities Networking Event - MORANBAH
Local Buying Community Foundation
Who is this recommended for:
Business, Industry, BHPB, BMA and BMC are invited to attend and receive current information on BMA/BMC update- 2016 (Steven Collins, Head of supply (acting), BHP Billiton Coal, Building Business Resilience - how small and medium sized businesses are surviving and thriving in tough times (Ben Dolphin, Miles Dolphin Consulting) and the new "Moranbah Community News" publication (Fiona Branch, 4RFM)
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15 March
(8.00am - 1.00pm)
Tendering for Government Business Workshop - MACKAY
Department of State Development
Who is this recommended for: 
The Tendering for Government Business Workshop is the state’s premier program educating industry on the government procurement process. This workshop helps suppliers maximise their chances of winning government work and is also applicable to private sector, including major projects. The workshops comprise of an interactive session where participants will learn the art of developing and submitting tenders
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16 March
(1.00pm -5.00pm)
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
(5.30pm - 8.30pm)
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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17 March
(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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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 receive an update on where our economy stands and where it is heading from guest speakers from Suncorp and property valuer Taylor Byrne.
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6 April
(12.00pm - 2.00pm)
Emerging Leaders and Beyond - Stress and Time Management with Alison Hill - MACKAY
Mackay Regional Chamber of Commerce with the support of Hail Creek Mine & AIM
Who is this recommended for: 
As a Psychologist, Ali has worked with 'em all. She has co-author a the best-selling business book and is a regular on Channel 9 'Mornings' and is highly sort after to assist individuals and teams transition through change. Her focus is on improving the health of individuals, teams and organisations through supporting people to Stand Out. The key to combating the challenges of burn-out is by focusing on self, values, and progress to get stuff done. Ali’s message shifts mindsets in a relentless change environment driving real change within leaders and organisations. 
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7 April
(12.00pm - 2.30pm)
Networking Luncheon - Adani Mining - MACKAY
Bowen Basin Mining Club
Who is this recommended for:
Business and industry wishing to network and hear the key note presentation by Mr Jeyakumar Janakaraj, CEO and Country Head, Adani Mining.
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8 April
(9.00am - 4.00pm)
Getting to know your Groundwater & CSG Workshop - CLERMONT
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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16 April  
(Dinner)
MTA Business Excellence Awards - MORANBAH
Moranbah Traders Association
Who is this recommended for: 
A fantastic opportunity to celebrate small business in our community and to celebrate the achievements of these businesses while engaging with local business community representatives.
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21 April
(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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28 April
(TBC)
Capability Statement Workshop - MORANBAH
Department of State Development
Who is this recommended for: 
Businesses wishing to supply to other businesses (B2B) in supply chains and are seeking the skills and knowledge to develop a Capability Statement to show case their business capabilities and capacities to potential clients.
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4 May
(12.00pm - 2.00pm)
Emerging Leaders and Beyond - Realising your Value with Juliette Wright - MACKAY
Mackay Regional Chamber of Commerce with the support of Hail Creek Mine & AIM
Who is this recommended for: 
Driven and inspired, Juliette Wright is on a mission to alleviate the effects of poverty across Australia.  Juliette is changing the face of how society helps its most vulnerable and marginalised people. Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GIVIT, Juliette created the portal to ensure quality goods get to where they are most needed by safely connecting and inspiring an online network of givers.  
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16 - 21 May
Queensland Small Business Week - CENTRAL HIGHLANDS, ISAAC & MACKAY REGIONS
Queensland Government & Local Community Partners
Who is this recommended for: 
Block out some time in your calendar as there will be an array of events taking place across the regions celebrating Small Business Week and recognising this hugely important sector of the business community.  More information on specific events in each region will be released soon.
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19 May
(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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Of Interest:

Nominations Open - 2016 Qld Mining Contractor Awards (BBMC)
Nominations Open - 2016 Chairman's Awards (RIN)
Applications Open - Bursaries (NCWQ)
Subscribe - Tender updates for advertised tenders in the Fitzroy Region (CHDC)

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