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Hinchinbrook Shire Council is committed to securing the attraction of new industry and innovative business to the region. Council wishes to attract investment that compliments and/or adds value to or significantly expands upon existing businesses to assist in economic and employment growth. Council is interested in creating healthy, sustainable, strong and growing business community.
The Business Innovation Scheme provides a range of support for businesses wanting to grow and develop in the region such as:
To be eligible for such assistance, applicants must be:
Prior to applying for assistance, the applicant must have initial conversations with respective officers within the Development, Planning and Environmental Services Department. A business plan, proposal, evidence of a fully developed idea or other must then be submitted along with an application form for all requests for assistance under this scheme. The application form can be downloaded by clicking here. The assessment panel will assess applications for assistance under this scheme and shall consider any application on a case by case basis.
Please note, terms and conditions apply. Please see the Hinchinbrook Shire Council’s Business Innovation Scheme Policy //www.hinchinbrook.qld.gov.au/our-council/policies-and-procedures/
If interested in applying for assistance, contact Council’s Economic Development team on 4776 4600.