The ACCC promotes competition and fair trade in the market place to benefit consumers, businesses and the community. It also regulates national infrastructure services. Its primary responsibility is to ensure that individuals and businesses comply with the Commonwealth competition, fair trading and consumer protection laws.
Small business support, franchising, mergers, authorisations, your obligations, professions and industry codes of conduct.
www.directory of Government & Business Associations
business.gov.au offers you simple and convenient access to all the government information, forms and services you need. It's a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.
Patents; Trade Marks, Designs; Plant Breeder’s Rights
States & Territory Governments
Moreton Bay Regional Council emerged after the March 2008 local government elections, amalgamating the previous Councils of Caboolture, Pine Rivers & Redcliffe.
The region covers 2037 square kilometres and has a population of 371,000 which is projected to be 515,000 persons by 2031*. It is represented by a Mayor and 12 divisional Councillors.
The Moreton Bay Regional Council area is a growing residential area, with substantial rural, rural residential, commercial and industrial areas. Council programs range from building roads and collecting rubbish to providing sporting facilities and promoting the development of art and culture.
The Moreton Bay region’s proximity to Brisbane and major transport infrastructure make it easy to access, a benefit that has attracted numerous new residents and businesses. The region’s strong economic performance provides competitively priced sites and an array of business and investment opportunities.
Moreton Bay Regional Council is committed to providing cost-effective services and facilities to enhance residents' quality of life.
2,037 sq km
12 divisional councillors plus Mayor
Electors per Councillor
18,300 - 22,400
Total operating revenue (2010/11)
Total capital expenditure (2010/11)
Debt at 30 June 2009
Community equity at June 2009
Local government directory
The local government directory provides contact details and locality maps for Queensland’s 73 local councils.
Searching the local government directory provides contact details, locality map, location map, details of council officers and links to local laws and local area population and housing statistics for most Queensland councils. It also provides a link to each council's website where comprehensive information such as council services, employment opportunities and details of events can be found.
Council email addresses
A list of council email addresses (for multiple emails) is available.
Queensland Regional Organisations of Councils (ROCs)
Regional Organisations of Councils contact details are available.
Enterprise Boost- supporting existing businesses that have been involved with Business Enterprise Centres around Australia.
Young Entrepreneurs- support for people aged 18 - 29 years wishing to start a new enterprise.
Enterprise Plus- supporting existing businesses that have been involved with the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS).
Incubator Connect- supporting businesses which are currently tenanted or supported by small business incubators.
Indigenous Entrepreneurs – support for existing and new businesses via Indigenous Business Australia (IBA).
Important business links
Phone 13 28 46
AusIndustry is the Australian Government's principal business program delivery division in the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Phone 1300 135 070
Australian statistical information.
Australian Business Register
Apply online for an ABN, update your existing details or search the public ABN register. You can also apply for a Tax File Number, and register for GST and PAYG.
Australian Industries Group
Phone (07) 3244 1777
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) is a leading industry association in Australia
Australian Taxation Office
Phone 13 28 66
The Australian Taxation Office is the Government’s principal revenue collection agency.
Business Entry Point
Online information and transaction service for new and existing businesses. Includes info on more than 850 government & industry programs for small business.
Department of Education, Training & the Arts
Phone 1800 210 210
Information about the department including the organisational structure, the Minister, the Director-General, the Training Ombudsman and the Training and Employment Recognition Council
Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation
Phone 1300 363 711
A comprehensive range of programs and services to help your business.
Office of Economic & Statistical Research
Phone (07) 3224 5326
Office of Economic & Statistical Research provides a wide range of demographic, economic and social data relating to the state of Queensland, as well as information about using statistics.
Regional Development Australia
Phone (07) 5428 0211
Regional Development Australia (RDA) is a partnership between the Australian, state and territory and local governments to support the growth and development of Australia’s regions.
Phone 1300 363 711
A one-stop-shop for all business licensing and information requirements
A Guide to Community Groups in the Caboolture Region