The Mackay Region Chamber of Commerce is generously supported by local businesses committed to our community and driving the economic performance of our region.  

Chamber Partners provide financial and in-kind support which assists us in delivering a robust program of professional development and networking opportunities for the Mackay business community. 

The Chamber sincerely appreciates the contribution each of our Partners makes towards establishing Mackay as the number one business region in Australia. 

Our Business Partner

MRAEL, proudly part of IntoWork Australia, is recognised as a premier provider of education, training and employment solutions in Queensland with over 30 years of experience and knowledge. MRAEL’s vision is to be the leader in providing business solutions through workforce and people development. 

Through its operations as Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider, Group Training Organisation, Registered Training Organisation and Senior Vocational College, MRAEL is well positioned as a one solutions provider for workforce development needs. MRAEL’s focus is to assist businesses with education, training and employment solutions which contribute to the overall sustainable development of skilled workforces for the future.

MRAEL has the capacity to deliver each of our services nationally, ensuring that businesses can enjoy streamlined, consistent, efficient and professional services across all sites, regardless of geographical location. Additionally MRAEL has the ability to tailor and design services based on the needs of individual clients. MRAEL can facilitate projects for individual Partner Organisations or coordinate services implementation across numerous sites for clients seeking a standardised and efficient solution for their business.  

MRAEL believes in building sustainable partnerships through exceptional customer service, open communication channels, quality services and a focus on innovation in what we do. 

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 Our Corporate Partners

IDEAL Placements is a Not for profit Community organisation that has been helping people achieve their employment goals for over 20 years. 

Established in 1996 to provide participants with choice of service delivery provider, IDEAL Placements has grown into a diverse and dynamic company that provides a wide range of services to people living in Central Queensland.   
Focusing on meeting individual needs while still providing choice and control when considering employment options, IDEAL Placements now delivers multiple programs across five office sites as well as flexible delivery options in outreach services to the more remote areas. 
Recognising that everyone has a right to be employed, IDEAL Placements needs to work quickly to meet local employer needs in the changing market.  We recognise that no matter how hard we work, we will not be effective if participants don’t choose us to provide the services they need. IDEAL prides itself in meeting participant and employer needs.  The last twelve months has again demonstrated that we can deliver what the region wants with the additional Transition to Work, NDIS and multiple Skilling Queenslanders for Work programs added to our already successful employment support programs.  
BB Print is Central Queensland’s No.1 Printing Service since 1992. BB Print is a 100% locally owned and operated business servicing Mackay and the surrounding district. BB Print offer exceptional customer service, quality printing, competitive pricing and most of all, take pride in everything they do… BB live to Print!

This is why BB Print have grown over the last 23 years from a small printing firm with 2 staff to become Central Queensland’s No 1 printer with more than 20 staff! 

As well as their printing plant, BB Print also offer affordable Graphic Design for all your projects, large or small.

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Since commencing operations in 1983, Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Pty Ltd (DBCT P/L) has established itself as one of the world's premier coal export facilities. The terminal is an integral part of Australia's coal supply chain, ensuring reliability and continuity of coal supply from the Bowen Basin coal fields to the world export market.

DBCT P/L's community focus is to be a valued and responsible corporate citizen with a robust sponsorship program that enhances both the areas adjacent to the terminal as well as the broader Mackay Region. A priority is to align with organisations, groups and events that provide mutually beneficial partnerships while delivering positive outcomes for the community.

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At Elders Insurance Mackay we believe in making a difference, rather than just a deal. We are committed to local, face to face service. Wherever possible we use local tradespeople for claims services, we employ local people and we pay claims locally. When other insurers are closing branches and going to a phone service, we are so proud to have offices in both Mackay and the Pioneer Valley to support our clients from the Mackay Region, Whitsunday Region and Isaac Regions. 

Michelle Cross commenced the franchise in 2001 and has taken the business from scratch to the National award winning franchise it is today. Whilst many people will immediately recognise the iconic Elders brand, many wouldn’t know that Elders have been doing insurance for over 100 years! 

Elders Insurance – Local Insurance Made Easy. Protecting and Investing in our local commu

Mackay Regional Council’s Economic Development department works to assist with the fast-paced growth of the Mackay Region. Through face-to-face business forum events and new e-business networks, council is in regular communication with a growing network of over 700 businesses around the region. 

The Mackay Region presents a wide range of investment opportunities and has come of age in the past decade, from a small city servicing the sugar and mining industries, to a bustling regional service centre surrounded by development in most industry sectors. 

With thriving industries yielding solid employment and long-term job security, sustainable population growth accompanied by millions of dollars’ worth of investment and development both under way and on the cards, a supportive community, a vibrant cultural and arts scene and a progressive Local Government – the Mackay region is powering ahead.

Providing up to date publications and information, free of charge, Mackay Regional Council’s Economic Development department is your "go to" destination when looking for information on the Mackay region.

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Spannerman Autocare is a Mackay based, independent mechanic providing a range of autocare services to the highest quality. It has been built off the back of the original business, known as Kyle Auto Repairs founded by Mr Ron Kyle almost thirty years ago. After purchasing Kyle Auto Repairs, Peter and Sarah Miotto realised the opportunity to grow the business into a comprehensive autocare facility. It is this vision that gave birth to the new brand, Spannerman Autocare launched in 2016.

Spannerman Autocare has a small and dedicated team committed to excellence. We provide high quality customer service and superior workmanship ensuring we communicate with honesty, transparency and ease of understanding. Led by Peter Miotto, a highly qualified mechanic commanding over two decades experience across the mining, agricultural and marine sectors, the workshop is driven by a commitment to competence and diligence in the way work is completed and delivered.

Spannerman Autocare continues the strong tradition of its origins founded on the family values of integrity, trust and accountability. We aim to challenge the status quo on how independent mechanical workshops are operated and perceived. We believe in doing things right: taking care of our customers and the cars they drive. This is at the core of what we do at Spannerman Autocare.

Our Media Partners
Consisting of Hit FM, Triple M Nine, Nine HD, Nine Life, Gem & Go in Mackay, Southern Cross Austereo provides a wide range of media offerings giving us the unique opportunity to deliver inventive, interactive and cross platform campaigns to local Mackay businesses. Southern Cross Austereo creates more hours of live content than any other broadcast media in Australia and can connect brands with 95% of Australians each week. Hot FM is the number 1 radio station for 40’s & under while Sea FM is the number 1 station for over 40’s. We are the largest local media company in Mackay & we take great pride in the fact that we have strong community connection. If your business is interested in marketing & advertising on radio or TV, one of our team members can assist you in finding a solution, so please contact us.

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Corporate Sponsors