March Meeting & Workshop – Online Presence for Businesses

Following our quick short General Meeting on the 27th March, we are running a FREE Workshop on “Online Presence for Businesses“.


Does your Business come up in a Google Search?

Do you have a website?

Do you have the right information on your website that customers are looking for?

What does being on Social Media give you?

In this presentation we cover:

  • What is required for businesses to be successfully present on the internet today,
  • Why it is required, and
  • How to use this to get new business.

Presented by Felice on behalf of North Brisbane Data Recovery.


When: 7.00-8.30pm, Wednesday 27th March

Where: Murrumba Downs Tavern – Cnr Ogg Rd & Dohles Rocks Rd, Murrumba Downs

Cost: Free

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2172254973085395

March Kallangur Community Meeting: How can we Support Businesses?

The Kallangur Community Meeting, this month, is asking:

How can we ensure our local businesses and services thrive?

If this a concern for you, or if you have ideas, come along to this Marsden Families Program hosted event.

When: 5-8pm, Monday 25th March 2019

Where: Fredrick Marsden Youth Centre Community Hall – 21 Marsden Road, Kallangur

RSVP: Valmae Rose – 3285 0900, 0417 300 146, valmae@marsdenfamilies.org. (required for catering purposes)

Newsletter – February 2019

Welcome to the first KBA Newsletter for 2019, in a new dynamic format.

Launch Night

On the evening of January the 22nd, we launched our 2019 year at the Murrumba Downs Tavern.

We started off presenting our General Meeting dates, which have now moved back to the 4th Wednesday of the Month.

The dates are listed below (and are also listed here on our website). Note we will not be running a General Meeting in April due to school holidays & easter.

Our planned 2019 General Meeting Dates

New this Year!

New for the Kallangur Business Association this year, we will be running Workshops for Businesses after each General Meeting, plus a bonus double Workshop at the beginning of April.

Here are our current planned workshops so far:

Our first KBA Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday 27th February, where Mick Thomas from Outclass Accountants will give us tips on How to save $500 with your Accountant or the Tax Department.

If you are interested in our Workshops, follow us on Facebook here, to get event reminders and notifications of any changes.

Membership Renewals

We have just sent out the Membership Renewal Invoices for 2019, (with our 2018 memberships having expired on 31st December, 2018).

If you didn’t receive yours, or are interested in becoming a member, please contact us.

Events in February

Information for Businesses

Using social media & digital strategy to improve your sales pipeline Workshop

Another Workshop by ASBAS Digital Solutions Qld in partnership with RDA Moreton Bay happening in February, is this Social Media & Digital Strategy workshop, where businesses will learn:

  • What social media platforms best suit their business
  • How to stop wasting admin time managing their social media
  • Understanding Advertising V Branding
  • How to nurture online leads – understanding the digital customer journey
  • Maximising ROI and lead conversion

When: 8.00-10.00am, Friday 22nd February, 2019.

Where: Wantima Country Club, 530 South Pine Road, Brendale.

Cost: $18.41 (incl GST)

Click here for more information.

How to re-engage, re-purpose & retain your customers Workshop

The Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) in partnership with Regional Development Australia (RDA) Moreton Bay are running this 2 hour, hands on workshop later this month, to help small businesses better use Mailchimp to Engage, Re-purpose & Retain their customers/clients.

The workshop includes:

  • Using Mailchimp as the main email communication platform, in this workshop you will learn:
  • Setup your newsletter for increased engagement
  • The process for developing an automated response campaign
  • 3 tricks to re-engage your old and outdated database
  • How to integrate with other software platforms for automated communication

When: 2.00-4.00pm, Wednesday 20th February, 2019

Where: Caboolture Hub, Tech Training Room 4 – Hasking Street, Caboolture

Cost: $18.41 (incl. GST)

Note: Need to bring your own device.

Click here for more information.

February Meeting & Workshop – How to Save $500 with your Accountant

Join the KBA for their February General Meeting, followed by a Business Workshop on “How to Save $500 with your Accountant” and ATO, presented by Michael Thomas from Outclass Accountants.

When: 7.00-8.30pm, Wednesday 27th February

Where: Murrumba Downs Tavern – Cnr Ogg Rd & Dohles Rocks Rd, Murrumba Downs

Cost: Free

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2222299057809246

Strategic Business Planning Workshop

Regional Development Australia Moreton Bay are running a practical workshop on Strategic Business Planning.

What is a Strategic Business Plan and Why every business needs one;


What’s your Business Vision?


Interactive workshop to identify where you are NOW, WHERE you want to be and HOW you are going to get there;

When: 9.00-11.00am, Tuesday 12 February

Where: North Lakes Community Center – 10 The Corso, North Lakes

Cost: $25 plus eventbrite fees

Click here for more information.

New to 2019!

On the evening of January the 22nd, we launched our 2019 year at the Murrumba Downs Tavern.

We started off presenting our General Meeting dates, which have now moved back to the 4th Wednesday of the Month. The dates are listed below (and are also listed here on our website). Note will not be running a General Meeting in April due to school holidays & easter.

Our planned 2019 General Meeting Dates

New this Year!

New for the Kallangur Business Association this year, we will be running Workshops for Businesses after each General Meeting, plus a bonus double Workshop at the beginning of April.

Here are our current planned workshops so far:

Our first one is scheduled on Wednesday 27th February, where Mick Thomas from Outclass Accountants will give us tips on How to save $500 with your Accountant or the Tax Department. Hope to see you there.

Please follow us on Facebook here, to get event reminders and notifications of any changes.

ATO Releases A5 Scam Warning Flyer

You may have already seen KBA member, North Brisbane Data Recovery’s post on a ATO Phone Scam that is going around claiming you owe money.

Well the ATO have developed a A5 flyer in 8 different languages (incl English), that can be used to inform the public about scams pretending to be from the ATO.

These flyers can be downloaded here.

Don’t get caught yourself by these scammers.

First Qld Women in Business Summit scheduled for March

Business Women of the Moreton Bay Region, this event oganised by the Women In Business Awards of Australia, could significantly benefit your business.

The Queensland Women in Business Summit is 2 days of empowering talks, workshops & mentor programs, scheduled for the 7th & 8th March, 2019 at the Novotel in Surface Paradise.

One Ticket for the 2 days will cost you $895*, but if you get in early, you can save $200 off this ticket. Also discounts apply if you can get another 2 or 7 women business buddies to come along with you.

*Note ticket prices do not include accommodation.

Click here for more information.