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REGIONAL businesses GET READY for ROUND 2 Business Basic Grants

25 August 2021 3:34 PM | QSEC Admin (Administrator)

Regional social enterprises are urged to get ready to apply for the second round of Business Basics grants.

Eligible small businesses in Far North Queensland are able to apply for a $5,000 grant to increase core skills and adopt best practice. 

Guidelines for the program are now available for your small business to review the details, check eligibility and gather supporting documentation.

To be eligible for this grant, your business must:

  • not have been approved for funding under Round 1 of the Business Basics Grants program
  • have fewer than 20 employees (by head count) at the time of applying for the grant
  • have an active Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST
  • have a Queensland headquarters, and be based in regional Queensland (use the eligibility tool to check your location)
  • have a turnover of $300,000 or less for the last financial year (2020–21)
  • have owners or directors that are not insolvent or an undischarged bankrupt.

Got questions?

Call the Small Business Hotline on 1300 654 687 or email 

Other assistance

Be sure to visit the small business grants schedule for information about other support options. 


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