In this section you will find information about business licence and information services, business mentoring programs, North Burnett Regional Council and State Government assistance and information, Industry groups, such as local chambers, development groups, and other helpful resources for businesses.

Government Assistance & Information:

NBRC Community Services


NBRC Streetscape Funding
NBRC Licensing & Compliance

Information regarding:

  • Food Licencing
  • Personal Appearance Services
  • Flammable and Combustible Licence
NBRC Building and Planning

Information regarding:

  • Planning
  • Development Applications
  • Building Development Applications
  • Amenity and Aesthetics
  • Plumbing Applications


NBRC Natural Resource Management

Information regarding:

  • Roadside grazing
  • Noxious weed management
  • Glossy Black-Cockatoo
  • Humphry Binjour Road Project
Australian Business License and Information Service

ABLIS helps you find the government licenses, permits, approvals, registrations, codes of practice, standards and guidelines you need to know about to meet your compliance responsibilities.


Commonwealth Government Business Resource Portal
Mentoring for Growth (M4G)

Mentoring for Growth (M4G) – Mentoring for Growth (M4G) is a Queensland Government program, delivered with the support of business mentors from the private sector. M4G is a subsidised program for Queensland businesses. The program is best designed for businesses experiencing high growth that employ more than five staff and have an annual turnover of more than $500,000. For more information visit the website.


Small Business Solutions

Small Business Solutions is designed to enhance the business skills, profitability and growth of small businesses. Small Business Solutions provides small business owners the opportunity to get real business assistance from accredited industry professionals. In addition to one-on-one coaching from qualified mentors in their workplace, SBS also offers small business owners access to:

  • Vocational Education and Training Qualifications through Skills Recognition
  • Tailored Training Events for specific small business needs
  • SBS is the first government-subsidised initiative of its kind, making it affordable and accessible to small businesses across Queensland.


Industry Groups:

Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO)

Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO) – Supporting Rural Business and Community

Chambers of Commerce
Mundubbera Enterprise Association

Mundubbera Enterprise Association

Monto Magic Tourism Action Group (Business and Tourism)

Monto Magic Tourism Action Group (Business and Tourism)

Industry Capability Network

Industry Capability Network – In Queensland, ICN is a division of QMI Solutions Limited, a not-for-profit organisation supported by Queensland State Government. Their aim is to contribute to business and employment growth and foster innovation by identifying procurement opportunities for local industry. They have a team of specialist staff with a wide range of experience in Engineering, Technology and Procurement. This assists them to identify products, services and capabilities to assist their clients in the acquisition of goods and/or services to replace imports and retain opportunities for local industry. Their core services are provided at no charge as our costs are subsidised by government, and they also offer a range of value-adding consulting services on a competitive commercial basis.

Other Resources:

Innovation & Business Skills Australia

Innovation & Business Skills Australia offers a suite of VET learning and assessment resources available for purchase online, plus many free downloads.

Innovation Ecosystems

Innovation Ecosystems – Innovation and entrepreneurship are highlighted as potential solutions, but both require knowledge and support to be successful. Innovation Ecosystems, offers practical solutions and shares lessons learned through the ongoing development of a self-sustaining start-up and innovation ecosystem in the remote region of Cairns, Australia. Innovation Ecosystems is now working with regions throughout Australia, where trained champions are driving the development of start-up and innovation ecosystems adapted to regional needs. Key areas of focus include:

  • Regional Champion Team
  • Key Stakeholders
  • Events & Programs
  • Physical Space
Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR) – Research at the Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR) (PDF 250KB) within the University of Southern Queensland helps regional communities build resilience and adapt successfully to change.

North Burnett Local Business Directory

The North Burnett Local Business Directory is a free online business listing for all North Burnett Businesses. This information is also duplicated to touchscreens across the region

Google Business

Google Business – Get your business hours, phone number, and directions on Google Search and Maps — with Google My Business

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