Emerging Entrepreneurs

Sandra Grimm 16 February, 2018 Careers

The Emerging Entrepreneurs program empowers students to imagine, create and build future careers, teaching entrepreneurial skills, innovative business thinking, and practical problem solving skills through STEM principles. Key inclusions will be collaboration with employers, mentors and connecting to community, through experience-based learning partnering with stakeholders such as Chamber of Commerce, Tablelands Regional Council, Tablelands StartUp and Innovation. Students will build...


Merry Christmas

Sandra Grimm 15 December, 2017 Careers

The Business Liaison Association would like to thank you for your support over the past year, and we wish you a wonderful Festive Season and a prosperous 2018. Our Office will be closed from 22 December 2017 to 8 January 2018...


2018 Cairns Careers and Employment Expo

Sandra Grimm 05 December, 2017 Careers

The Careers and Employment Expo is our signature and largest event attracting over 3,500 students from over 32 high schools across FNQ annually. The whole-day event provides students with an opportunity to explore career and employment, year 13 pathways and direct access to the most up-to-date information provided by over...


2017 Annual Awards

Sandra Grimm 30 November, 2017 Awards

The Business Liaison Association was celebrating its ANNUAL AWARDS PRESENTATION function to recognise the achievements of secondary school students throughout FNQ. The presentation was held at Wednesday 29th November at the Pullman Cairns International.  Secondary School Students were presented awards in 21 categories.  Schools from throughout Far North Qld have applied for these...


2013 Christmas Cocktails

Sandra Grimm 13 November, 2017 Careers

'SPONSORS ACKNOWLEDGED' at the Annual Christmas Cocktail Party On Thursday, 9 November at Shangri La Hotel, prominent businesses have been presented with beautiful Christmas Gifts for their support of youth initiatives in the Cairns Region. The support includes sponsorship of the many Business Liaison Association Events and Activities that provide students with relevant and...


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Angela Toppin, Chair
(b/h): 0447 371 297
(a/h): (07) 4092 1297
Fax: (07) 4051 5972
Address all correspondence to:
The Secretary
PO Box 7371
Cairns, Queensland, 4870
Secretariat: Sandra Grimm
(07) 4232 2310

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