REGIONAL ECONOMIES MATTER

Why are regional economies so important? Here’s a few facts you may not know. 8.8 million people live in regional Australia Collectively, Australia’s regional economies account for around 40% of the national economic output and employ around 1/3 of the workforce. Regional businesses have contributed up to 50% of Australia’s growth since the 2007 financial crisis. Without regional business, Australia’s … Read More

A NEW DIRECTION FOR SPARK BUREAU

When SPARK Bureau was launched two years ago our aim was to foster innovation on the Sunshine Coast and to support the growth and development of entrepreneurial start-up businesses. That is still our mission. We are now going further – by providing mentoring, advice and expert tuition to Sunshine Coast entrepreneurs and businesses seeking to make a social and economic … Read More