ALERT! New Qld Covid-19 Restrictions Update

As of Monday 29th March 2021, the following restrictions apply to Queensland including the Burdekin.
For a full list of current restrictions, click below. 

Masks for all queensland

You must carry a face mask with you at all times when you leave home, unless you have a lawful reason not to.

You must wear a mask in indoor spaces, such as:

Shopping centres, supermarkets, retail outlets and indoor markets.

Hospitals and aged care facilities.

Hospitality venues such as restaurants and cafés (not required for patrons while seated; customer facing staff only).

Churches and places of worship.


Indoor recreational facilities and gyms (except if doing strenuous exercise*).

Indoor workplaces (where safe to wear a mask and you can’t physically distance).

Public transport, taxis and rideshare, including waiting areas and queues for this transport.

Airports and travelling on planes.

It is strongly recommended you wear a mask when outdoors if you are unable to stay more than 1.5m distance from other people, such as busy walkways and thoroughfares.

Masks do not need to be worn in some circumstances, including children under 12 years, where people have certain medical conditions, and in workplaces where it is not safe to do so.

You can remove your masks to consume food or drink.


Visitors to  aged care facilitiesdisability accommodation serviceshospitals and  correctional facilities in the LGAs are restricted.  This restriction is for all of Queensland, including Greater Brisbane.

Anyone who was in Greater Brisbane on or since 20 March but has since left must follow the same lockdown rules as for Greater Brisbane.


If you are travelling this Easter, remember:

If you are flying, you must wear a face mask at all times at the airport and on the plane.

If the space you are in is or becomes overcrowded, move elsewhere or choose to return at an off-peak time.

Make hygiene your number one priority when travelling. This is recommended regardless of whether you are staying in a hotel or in a camping ground. Always carry tissues and hand sanitiser.

Burdekin Gift Cards

These gift cards are exclusive to the Burdekin and can be used on over 75 participating businesses. Give the gift of the Burdekin today!

Burdekin Rewards

Win a share of $500 per month PLUS $4,000 in December each year when you get your card stamped at over 75 participating businesses.

Shop the Burdekin

Share your Burdekin shopping experience with our facebook page and the hashtag campaign #shoptheburdekin to show your support for local businesses.

About us

Representing small to medium businesses across the Burdekin region.

We are here to nurture a vibrant business community and help it grow by connecting, collaborating, developing, advocating and educating, always with the best interests of the Burdekin region in mind.


A few things we’re great at

Nurturing a vibrant business community and helping it grow by connecting, collaborating, developing, advocating and educating, always with the best interests of the Burdekin region in mind.



We advocate for the Burdekin business community by being the voice of small to medium business in the region.



We drive business success for our members via education and the development of a strong and resilient regional economy, and a constructive and positive business environment.



We promote local shopping and doing business with each other to help our local economy grow. We regularly hold combined networking meetings with the Home Hill Chamber of Commerce.


Economic Development

We act as a conduit for information and a promoter of the Burdekin’s position in the regional landscape.


Community Development

We prioritise Burdekin region business issues on behalf of members and be exclusively Burdekin-region focused.



We work in conjunction with the Home Hill Chamber of Commerce, the Burdekin Shire Council, CCIQ and the Queensland Government on our projects and strategies. 

Popular gift options

Gift cards are a growing phenomenon and have become hugely popular in Australia.

Easy and simple

Over 70% of consumers purchase at least one gift card over the Christmas period. A quarter of all consumers are attracted to gift cards because “they are easy to buy”.

The perfect gift

One half of all consumers like gift cards because they allow the recipient to purchase “a gift they really want” .

Supporting local

Over $100,000 in Burdekin Gift Cards has been invested back into our local businesses.

Burdekin Gift Cards


Our current projects include the Burdekin Rewards program, the #shoptheburdekin campaign and four marketing workshops to be delivered throughout 2021.

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