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Australian Institute of Company Directors

Our Role 
To provide leadership on director issues and promote excellence in governance to achieve a positive impact for the economy and society. 

Our Aim
Since our early beginnings, we have developed as an organisation recognised for quality and professionalism. By 2017, we aim to be recognised as:
A key influencer in the creation of world-leading governance laws and practices in Australia;
A key player in achieving world-leading performance of Australian boards and directors, including the application of governance principles.

Our activities
The Australian Institute of Company Directors is an internationally-recognised, member-based, not-for-profit organisation for directors.  Our principal activities include education, conducting professional development programs and events for boards and directors; producing publications on director and governance issues, and developing and promoting policies on issues of interest to directors.  

We have more than 32,000 individual members, including more than 900 based outside Australia. Our members include directors from such diverse organisations as ASX-listed companies, government bodies, not-for-profit organisations, charities, family-owned/private companies and entrepreneurial ventures.

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Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise

Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise (TSBE) is an independent, business driven organisation passionate about our region and telling our story to the rest of Australia and the World.

TSBE is committed to ensuring that our local business community will survive, adapt and prosper. To ensure this occurs we offer membership opportunities to allow us to provide information, opportunities and networking.

TSBE is the go-to organisation that links business with opportunity to achieve sustainable growth and diversity.

Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise need to ensure our continued existence is aligned to a number of core values. These values underpin our strategic and operational goals and are used to hold our organisation, our staff and the board to account. The values and virtues are represented in these statements:
- We are fiercely loyal to our region
- Regional diversity is respected
- We are transparent in our interests and in our actions
- Acting with integrity is fundamental to all that we do
- We strive for excellence

from TSBE

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Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce and Industry

About Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the premier advocate for the business community, it is the voice of business.
The Chamber lobbies on behalf of all forms of business – micro, small, medium and large – across all industries – ensuring issues that impact on the economic vitality of business are highlighted.

Networking is listed as a prime benefit by members of the Chamber, studies show that up to 87 per cent of business deals occur as a result of networking relationships.
The Chamber’s networking events provide an arena for business to connect and form strategic business-to-business affiliations, and to promote their products and services.

Through the years the Chamber has played a pivotal role in many initiatives. These include The Carnival of Flowers, The University of Southern Queensland, Easterfest, The Toowoomba Business Excellence Awardsand Federation Park. These projects have injected countless millions of dollars into the city’s economy.
Today, the Chamber offers unrivalled business networking opportunities and top quality information services to a diversified membership. This, in a city that has arguably the broadest commercial base of any regional city in Australia. The Chamber also provides a vital role lobbying all levels of Government.

As a member, you can take advantage of the activities of the Chamber, and play a role in the continuing advancement and future prosperity of our city.
Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce & Industry membership links you into an expansive local and regionalbusiness network. Members are committed to forging new business connections and understand the benefits of networking, sharing information and insights and promoting their business to potential customers and suppliers.The Chamber’s day-to-day operations are led by CEO, Greg Johnson, who works under the strategic direction of the Chamber’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors – volunteers elected from within the Chamber’s membership base.

Currently the Chamber has more than 400 members from a diverse range of business and industry.

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Asian Institute of Management

About the Institute

To develop better managers and leaders for a better society.

To grow management and leadership excellence by supporting, developing, promoting and practising the profession of management at all levels.
The Australian Institute of Management is not for profit entity which invests its annual surpluses in the creation of education products, alternative education distribution channels and learning support materials.

The sole purpose of AIM is to promote the advancement of education and learning in the field of management and leadership for commerce, industry and government.

Across Australia, AIM adds capacity to managers by providing opportunities to learn, develop know-how and better understand practical management. We do this through a range of services in business and management training, events and seminars, coaching, research and publications, supported by a specialist management bookshop and library services geared to graduate school education.
More than 20,000 managers at every level belong to the AIM Network. Join them by becoming a professional or corporate member.
With a $75 million turnover, over 280 staff nationwide, a network of first rate office and training facilities and a commitment to Australia's business future, the Institute is considered by many to be their key professional development partner.

In each Australian State and Territory, AIM Divisions provide an essential contact point. While offering many national services, we also offer a range of training and special events that tap into trends and issues relevant to the local environment and business community.

AIM Resources

In addition to its member services, training and events, AIM also offers information resources for members and the general public.

Management Today
AIM's monthly magazine now includes online articles.

AIM National Salary Survey
The National Salary Survey enables you to benchmark salaries against the market rate and assess the precise value of every position in your organisation.

Thousands of management and business titles are available from our network of specialist bookshops. 
The month's top 10 bestselling books from AIM bookshops around Australia. Click on each cover to purchase your copy and expand your mind with the latest management and leadership books.

Members can borrow from our exclusive Management Libraries across Australia.

Useful web links for managers.

from AIM

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Border Rivers Chamber Of Commerce Inc

About Border Rivers Chamber of Commerce

Located within the Goondiwindi Library Complex, the Border Rivers Chamber of Commerce (BRCC) is a community based, not-for-profit organisation whose charter is to promote the Goondiwindi region.

BRCC provides a number of services to the town and district including:
Promoting the region and its opportunities
Develops and maintains information about the region such as the Conference Prospectus and the Relocation Guide
Supporting local businesses, industry and the community
Developing tourism through the management of the Visitor Information Centre, production of the Goondiwindi Visitor Guide and a number of other key promotional activities; and
Promoting and supporting events and conferences within the town and district
BRCC meets at 6:00pm every third Wednesday of the month at Goondiwindi Training and Technology, 15-21 Russell Street. Meetings are open to members and anyone interested in the development of the Goondiwindi region. Please call BRCC to check on meeting agenda before attending.

Contact: Border Rivers Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (07) 4671 3264
Fax: (07) 4671 3576
Mail: PO Box 527, Goondiwindi Qld 4390

from Goondwini Regional Council

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About us:

Better Business Outcomes is a family owned business improvement consultancy based in Toowoomba, Queensland. Founded by Mark and Melanie Jocumsen in 2007, Better Business Outcomes specializes in business improvement consulting, marketing strategy development, business idea validation, mentoring and ERP Project Management. 

Frequent Questions:

  • Can I view your privacy policy?

    We take privacy of client information very seriously. We comply with the stringent standard expected of any provider to the life insurance industry. Our privacy policy was last updated in February 2018 and can be viewed  by clicking this link.

  • Can you work with me in my location?

    Mark and Melanie serve clients nationally using phone and Skype.

    On-site consulting and ERP Project Management is available in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Warwick, Dalby and Ipswich areas. 

    Mark's public speaking and workshop facilitation is available Australia wide. 

  • What is your Performance Guarantee?

    Better Business Outcomes values its client relationships and undertakes to conduct our work and relationships at a high professional standard at all times.  We ask you to let us know immediately if any of our work or behaviour is below your expectations.  We will address your concerns at our cost.  If we are unable to satisfy you we will accept your desired fee reduction.

  • What types of businesses or industries do you work with?

    Melanie work's almost exclusively for the major Australian life insurance companies based in Sydney. She is engaged by the rehabilitation teams to help support their self employed income protection claimants re-establish their pre-disability income and come off claim. 

    The majority of Mark's clients are in manufacturing, trades and professional services. Mark seeks motivated, capable entrepreneurs who are willing to invest in the growth of their business. Mark also enjoys working in the not-for-profit sector. 


PO Box 1799, Toowoomba QLD 4350

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