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Unlock Your Opportunity

Where do I find the opportunities?

State Government

Queensland Government departments use multiple procurement systems:

For more information about the Queensland Procurement Policy  -

Local Government

Local Buy ( is the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) procurement services company which core business is to establish contracts - establishing common-use procurement arrangement for council and local government authorities.

Federal Government

AusTender ( provides information about upcoming, current or closed tendering opportunities with the Australian Government including details of awarded contracts over $10,000.

Qld Indigenous Procurement Policy and Resources

The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP) provides a range of services to help strengthen and grow Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses in Queensland.

DATSIP's focus is aligned with the Queensland Government's decision to use its annual spend on procuring goods, services and capital works to bring about growth and development opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses.

Use the link below to access more information about DATSIP’s enterprise development programs and initiatives.

DATSIP’s Queensland Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Procurement Policy can be found below.

Need help finding an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business?

Want to register an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business?

Use the following link to register as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business

Mentoring For Growth - Investment

Mentoring for Growth (M4G) offers eligible businesses access to volunteer business experts who provide insights, options and suggestions relating to challenges and opportunities you are experiencing in your business.

The M4G program assists Queensland businesses to grow and succeed in the current business environment.

The M4G program includes:

  • Mentoring for Growth
  • Mentoring for Investment
  • Mentoring for Pitch
  • Mentoring for Export
  • Mentoring for Recovery
  • Mentor Chats

When you participate in the M4G program, the Queensland Government matches its mentors' expertise and experience with the particular business challenge or opportunity you have identified.

Mentors are drawn from a Queensland-wide pool of more than 500 active and registered mentors. All mentors have expertise and experience in coaching and developing businesses.

Advice is delivered through both panel and chat formats and can be conducted via face-to-face and online meetings. The program is delivered in all major centres in Queensland, including at Office of Small Business events.

Register your business with Mentoring for Growth (M4G) to engage with experienced business mentors, access via

Upskill and Grow Your Business Opportunities

If this is a new frontier for you, start with a Pathways Program workshop, supporting Advance Qld.

The Money Magnet Masterclass explains how to:

  • convince selection panels/investors of your idea’s value
  • pitch its market potential and your opportunity
  • structure an effective project plan
  • demonstrate capacity to deliver a return on investment
  • communicate your team’s capability
  • manage risks and remove ‘red flags’

For more information visit

Join the GRID Group and Webinars

This online members’ forum and free webinar series connects people who are starting their innovation and commercialisation journeys with experienced practitioners, as well as opportunities to learn more from shared articles and activities.

It’s a free LinkedIn forum and webinar series designed to foster innovation and commercialisation knowledge-sharing among members and collaboration across all industries. It supports the ongoing implementation of innovation and technology commercialisation activities, primarily among SMEs (small-to-medium enterprises).

You’ll need to have a LinkedIn profile to request membership to the LinkedIn forum. If you’re already on LinkedIn, visit the GRID Innovate Queensland group page .

You can participate in GRID webinars without joining LinkedIn. They are usually offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays between midday and 2.00 pm (Queensland time).

Live and recorded online training sessions with innovation, commercialisation and business practice experts presenting their views and experiences on innovation implementation-related topics.

For more information visit