Q4 FY13/14 draws close

With the end of February behind us and the end of March only weeks away, lots of due dates loom for business owners. Time to sort out all that unfinished paperwork from last finanial year and do the planning for the last quarter in this one.

A range of opportunities open up for local small businesses. While times are tough, we need to pull together to make the most of the unique opportunities that West End offers.

Soda loses its fizz

Soda loses its fizz

Brisbane City Council planning officers have enforced the legal planning scheme against a non-compliant development application (DA) in South Brisbane. Developers are watching this enforcement and subsequent court case will closely.

Some developers have become accustomed to getting their way in South Brisbane that they have marketed and sold units ...

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Spiral Hub

Third time lucky for ReMax

The rear of theSpiral Hub premises is an airy, passively cooled office space

Geoff Esdale of Brisbane City Remax has succeeded where two other agents failed in selling the Spiral Community Hub premises in West End.

The tiny run-down shop front with its communty focused Just-Earth store did ...

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Matt and Blake

Get a free week with Studio 99

Matt and Blake from Studio 99 are willing and able to take on your challenge

Studio 99 fitness is initiating a 10-week corporate challenge to help local  ... Read online.

WETA president Leo Tsimpikas as MC

West End Traders moves to the Loft

The Loft has done something right – all the business associations that meet there means that Westender is bounding up those angled stairs more often than walking past.

This Tue evening Mar 9th takes its turn, kicking off 2014 with a big agenda and big plans to drive more business through your door.

Among other things the Association will ... Read online.

French Film Festival tickets taken

Film Festival tickets taken

Our promotional give-away of tickets to French Film Festival sessions has reached its logical conclusion. Eight Westender readers are off to enjoy the Festival courtesy of Alliance Francaise and Westender.

The festival runs over the course of this month and features 42 different French films from a wide array of genre. The French businesses of Brisbane are out in ... Read online.

Lord Mayor Quirk

Startups eligible for Mayor's award

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is searching for the next crop of Brisbane’s most talented and innovative technology start-up companies.

Applications will open on March 1 for round two of the Lord Mayor’s Budding Entrepreneurs Program, part of Brisbane Marketing’s Digital Brisbane Strategy, designed ...

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Tasman Group retail outlet

Small business carries corporations - Shurman

Tasman Group Holdings was at the centre of a rort to drive out small farmers

When Michael Shurman spoke at Delicious Sustainability last year, he presented one slide that showed small business generating the same percentage of the total GDP over ...

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How are you approaching Easter?

The next print edition of Westender will come out on April 1 and will include features around food and Easter. Booking and editorial deadline for that issue is March 19 so put your thinking cap on now about how you will best engage your customers as we sail through the equinox into the shorter and cooler days of Brisbane's sunny winter.

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