FleetChoice is a specialist vehicle benefits and salary packaging provider for Australian SME’s and their employees. With personalised service and dedicated support, we enable our SME partners to offer employee benefits programs rivalling big corporates and large government agencies. Our support team and online tools provide maximum value for employers including streamlining tax and compliance reporting. Whilst providing their employees with access to fleet discounts on new vehicle prices, full vehicle servicing, repairs and maintenance and the convenience to fuel up anywhere visa is accepted with our unique Visa fuel card.
The School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations offers a diverse range of accredited programs designed to equip graduates with the real-world knowledge and skills required for their chosen profession. The School uses innovative teaching practices within its internationally recognised and accredited courses to deliver quality programs that meet real-world expectations and can be applied in a real-world context. Collaborative industry partnerships that capitalise on the synergy of the School’s disciplines of Advertising, Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing, International Business and Public Relations, allow students to engage with industry partners across a broad range of disciplines. Close engagement with community groups also enables our students to experience real-world opportunities to translate and apply their academic knowledge for the benefit of the local community. Academic staff are renowned experts in their fields of advertising, marketing, public relations and international business and are widely published in leading academic journals, and are active in government and corporate research projects, working closely with industry associations to deliver to a wide range of industry, professional and academic outcomes.
The Association for Sustainability in Business is a non-government, non-for-profit association dedicated to nurturing a community of active sustainability professionals.
Our ambition is to develop a vision of designing and planning urban, regional and remote Australia while being aware of one planet living, one world resources and ongoing community and business sustainability.
We promote continuing professional development through conferences, the publication of conference learning material, regular e-news updates and the ongoing development of an online resource centre.
Through engaging discussions and the sharing of knowledge, resources and tools, we hope to contribute to a vision of how cities and communities operate when considering issues such as environment, governance, health, liveability, design, resource and food security.
Annual conferences hosted by the Association for Sustainability in Business include:
Join Australia’s Voice for Freedom
The Institute of Public Affairs has been Australia’s loudest voice for freedom since 1943. We are a not-for-profit research organisation committed to liberty and human flourishing.
We invite you to become part of our community of 4,500 members across Australia in standing up for the values that matter to you – freedom of speech, individual rights, and the rule of law.
Our research and analysis consistently makes the case for lower taxation, reducing red tape, and for individuals to have more control over their own lives.
The Institute of Public Affairs is dedicated to ensuring Australia will be free and prosperous for this generation and the next, by showing how free markets best enable human flourishing.
Become part of the voice for freedom and join the Institute of Public Affairs as a member today.
These important licences permit legal public performance of musical works (songs), sound recordings and music videos.
In Australia the Copyright Act (1968) requires any business who is playing music to have been given permission from the owners of that music before they ‘press play’. There are similar copyright laws in most countries in the world.
A OneMusic Australia licence is one form of permission and follows a common, global system of collecting fees and giving permission. Signing a direct agreement with all copyright owners is another form of permission, but is much less common.
OneMusic started in July 2019. It is a shop-front for APRA AMCOS and PPCA. To save time and effort, songwriters and music publishers (APRA AMCOS) and recording artists and record labels (PPCA) ask these two organisations to
so they can rightfully earn money from the work they have created and the ‘products’ (Intellectual property) they own.
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a sustainable, innovative, multi-sector university located in northern Australia. CDU teaches over 24,000 students from more than 55 nationalities across 11 campuses and training centres, in over 100 regional and remote locations; and across the nation through flexible, online learning. CDU is one of the leading universities Australia wide for Graduate Employment and Salary Outcomes and is ranked 49th in the Times Higher Education Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2018. The distinctive characteristics of the Northern Territory have enabled CDU to establish itself as an exciting and progressive research-intensive university with a regional focus that prioritises the complex issues facing Northern Australia and the Asia-Pacific.
Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO)
The ASBFEO provides assistance to small businesses in dispute with other businesses or Commonwealth Government agencies and advocates on behalf of small businesses and family enterprises. The Ombudsman is independent and has the legislative power needed to effectively influence lawmakers, ensuring legislation and regulations are put in place to help small businesses grow, as well as to help support the freedom to innovate, employ and thrive.
The office of the ASBFEO also helps small businesses resolve disputes that fall under the Franchising, Horticulture and Oil Codes of Conduct, and provides procedural assistance to small businesses in dispute with the ATO via its Small Business Concierge Service. Small businesses referred from the ATO to ASBFEO are provided with information to assist with the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) process.
The ASBFEO Information Line is open from 8am to 8pm nationally Monday to Friday unless otherwise stated and is closed for business on Australian National Public Holidays.
The National Retail Association (NRA) is a not-for-profit and is one of Australia’s largest and most representative retail Industry organisations, servicing more than 24,000 retail and fast food outlets nationwide.
At our core, we help retail and service sector businesses navigate and comply with ever-changing, highly-competitive environment. Our members range from small, family owned and operated businesses to leading national brands; and span nearly every retail category including fashion, groceries, department stores, household goods, hardware, fast food, cafes and services.
Unlike other associations, the NRA is the only retail industry association to deliver practical legal advice through its wholly owned and incorporated legal practice, NRA Legal. We never outsource. We are also a national RTO (Registered Training Organisation). Meaning we can deliver a wide range of accredited and non-accredited courses upon request.
BNI stands for Business Network International, the largest referral generating organisation in the world. We have thousands of chapters worldwide, more than 250,000 members and in the last 12 months, members have generated more than $15.4B worth of business for each other. BNI does this by members passing qualified referrals to each other and living the core values of BNI being Givers Gain, Building Relationships, Lifelong Learning, Traditions and Innovation, Positive Attitude, Accountability and Recognition. Membership into BNI is by application only and applicants must demonstrate these core values to succeed. We do however welcome anyone to visit any of our chapters so they can see exactly what we do, how we do it and more importantly, so that they can meet our wonderful members and network!
If SBAA members would like to visit us, the contact details are:
BNI Gold Coast and Tweed Shire Region – Ilona Teremi, Franchise Owner and Executive Director, Ilona.firstname.lastname@example.org or 0418 674 607
BNI Brisbane West and Toowoomba – Leisa Gill, Franchise Owner and Executive Director, email@example.com or 0478 738 824
BNI Melbourne North – Lisa Thomas, Franchise Owner and Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or 0419 882 856
Gold Coast Leaders is the city’s leading engagement, education and B2B networking platform. It supports over 60 businesses across the region via a program designed to assist firms achieve sustainable growth, manage succession planning and identify the right entry and exit strategies for their company.
This support is provided via a network of Industry Partners, Industry Experts, fellow member companies and Alumni that range from some of the city’s largest firms measured in market value and turnover in G8 Education and Metricon Homes, right through to fast-growing businesses seeking to manage their growth.
Knowledge is delivered via a structured format that gives member companies access to the latest in industry trends across multiple sectors via Industry Experts who are recognised as leaders in their field. This is then backed-up by access to the wider Leaders network that can assist businesses by provisioning them with support as they seek to access new opportunities for their companies.
We invite you to reach out to us to learn how Gold Coast Leaders can help you achieve success in your personal, professional and business vision.
The Finance Brokers Association of Australia (FBAA) is a national association representing finance and mortgage loan writers throughout Australia. In the interests of members and their clients, the FBAA monitors legislation and makes representations to Ministers and Members of Parliament both state and federal as appropriate.
We work with training organisations to provide training programs to the industry and keep our members up-to-date with changes to government legislation and regulations.
Our mission: Continuing as the voice of Finance Industry Professionals ensuring the highest standards of education, compliance, integrity and professionalism of its Members
Ms.Trena Blair is an expert in expanding business from Australia into the USA, with New York as their market entry point.” (Forbes, 2018). Ms. Blair is a highly accomplished presenter, global businesswoman and professional speaker who effortlessly transverses Corporate and Entrepreneurial communities Transcontinental. A global citizen, Ms. Blair has lived and worked in Australia and the USA during her 20+ year corporate executive career.
In 2014, Ms. Blair founded and is CEO of FD Global Connections, working with Businesses, Government and Universities to create and deliver unique programs to access the USA. FD Global specialises in developing International Go-to-Market strategies to positively influence the high failure rate of global expansion. FD Global also offers a digital service (“Growth Runway”) to access Interim Professionals in USA, Singapore/S.E.Asia and UK/EMEA allowing Australian businesses to have in-market Sales/Business Development representation. Ms Blair has been featured on Television and across Media for her innovative initiatives to showcase Australian innovation.
As well as CEO, Ms. Blair is a qualified Non-Executive Director, serving on the Boards of Bartier Perry and Trade Advisory Boards of AMCHAM and Minnow Designs. She has previously served as Non-Executive Director for Ability Options (not-for-profit) and the Australian Federation of Travel Agents.
Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) is the national industry association representing the interests of more than 47,000 restaurants, cafés, catering and hospitality event facility businesses across Australia. The café, restaurant and catering sector is vitally important to the national economy, generating over $37 billion in retail turnover each year as well as employing 450,000 people. Over 92 per cent of businesses in the café, restaurant and catering sector are small businesses, employing 19 people or less. R&CA brings these operators together to provide a single, powerful voice to government on issues affecting your business.
R&CA delivers tangible outcomes to small businesses within the hospitality industry by influencing the policy decisions and regulations that impact the sector’s operating environment. R&CA is committed to ensuring the industry is recognised as one of excellence, professionalism, profitability and sustainability. This includes advocating the broader social and economic contribution of the sector to industry and government stakeholders, as well as highlighting the value of the restaurant experience to the public. R&CA also provide advice and support to business owners on how to run their business successfully, the latest industry trends and benchmarking data, workplace relations and immigration advice, training and education, accreditation programs, access to discounts from our partners and an awards for excellence program.
You can contact R&CA on 1300 722 878 or email@example.com.