Sunday, July 21, 2019

Sport stars, business leaders push for Olympic Games

Sporting superstars past and present are joining forces to bring the Olympic Games to southeast Queensland. From legends to current heroes, Olympians are buzzing at...

Scrap metal king invests in future ahead of waste levy

BRISBANE scrap metal king Todd Wanless has made a multimillion-dollar investment in new machinery in preparation for the State Government’s controversial waste levy. Mr Wanless,...
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Late payments create $7b ‘domino effect’

Small and medium-sized businesses are getting ripped off $7 billion a year because bigger businesses are not paying them $115 billion on time, according...

Prime Minister pledges to cut red tape, reform IR

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to slash government red tape to unlock investment and opened the door to industrial relations reform, challenging business...

Business confidence up following Federal Election

New research from Westpac shows small business confidence has significantly improved following the Federal Election last month; with 55% of businesses saying they were...

Adani to start construction at Carmichael following approval

Queensland’s Department of Environment and Science (DES) has approved Adani’s groundwater management plan (GDEMP) for its Carmichael mine in the Galilee Basin. The authorisation represents...

Queensland Budget 2019: Extra taxes flagged for big business as State Government puts jobs...

Big business will be hit with hundreds of millions of dollars in extra taxes and royalties as the Palaszczuk Government seeks to deliver payroll...

Fair Work ruling: Minimum wage to rise by $21.60 a week for 2.2m workers

The Fair Work Commission has granted a $21.60 a week increase in the minimum wage that will flow through to 2.2 million workers from...

Lord mayor pledges contracts for Brisbane and SEQ small businesses

Brisbane City Council will actively seek out local small businesses to contract for the council's procurement spend, lord mayor Adrian Schrinner has pledged, but...

Uber and Queensland Government launch campaign for Great Barrier Reef

Uber and Tourism and Events Queensland have launched a new global campaign to promote the Great Barrier Reef with the world's first rideshare submarine. The...