Purpose of Group

Our Highfields Better Business Group exists to make members’ businesses more profitable and rewarding. Our Highfields Better Business Group will achieve this through helping us build closer relationships, assisting us become more competitive and by keeping us informed of relevant council activities and decisions.

Activities of Group

  • Hold monthly meetings of Business Owners and Managers living and/or trading in the Highfields or surrounding districts
  • Provide an equal opportunity for all members to introduce themselves and educate other members about their business
  • Invite guest speakers to help educate us on to how to improve ourbusinesses and become more competitive
  • Invite council representatives to provide updates on matters relevant to the local business community
  • Clearly distinguish between financial members and non-member

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Breakfast Meeting Details

It is proposed that Highfields Better Business Group meetings be held:

  • First Tuesday of every month (excluding January)
  • 6:30am for 6:45 am start (sharp)
  • Duration 1.5 Hours
  • Finish time 8:15 am (sharp)

Cost: Non-Members $25.00 (Members discounted). Tickets available by contacting
Ingrid Russell: 0411532957, Secretary@betterbusiness.org.au Bookings
are essential.

Better Business Group is interested to hear your feedback

Benefits of Membership

  • More sales from word of mouth marketing because more people will know who you are and what your business offers
  • Stronger personal relationships with your fellow Highfields business owners that may result in business opportunities
  • Increased profits from applying the ideas and knowledge of guest speakers to your business
  • Awareness of council initiatives and decisions so that appropriate action can be taken to minimise negative impacts
  • Knowledge of upcoming seminars, events and courses that may help in your business
  • Forum for you to make important announcements and promote your business to fellow business owners.

How to Join

  • Attend a meeting as a visitor to see whether you would like to join the group
  • Obtain an application form from the Vice President, or download an application form, and confirm that you are eligible to become a member (ie. a business owner or manager living and/or trading in the Highfields or surrounding districts)
  • Complete an application form and submit it to the Treasurer with payment of $290 (cash, cheque or direct deposit)
  • Receive confirmation of your membership, tax receipt and personalised name tag at next meeting

For more information email secretary@hdbc.org.au, PO Box 72, Highfields,
Qld 4352.

For membership enquiries please email Membership@betterbusiness.org.au

Committee Members


Mark Jocumsen – Better Business Outcomes


Heather Welch – Aussie Homeloans


Jim O’dea


Anne Lomas – High Country Herald

Events Co-ordinator

Kim Cahill


Gordon Alden

All communications to secretary@hdbc.org.au

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Kerry Shine
Toowoomba North Electorate Office
Suite 2, ABC Building,
297 Margaret Street,

Greg Tucker
Deputy Principal
Highfields State School
07 4699 6222