Saturday, February 22, 2020

What are Labor’s Proposed Tax Reform for Investments?

In a recent announcement, Labor proposed a number of changes to the tax treatment of investments held by Australian tax payers.

Lord Mayor’s Business Award Winners Announced

Brisbane is an ideal environment for fostering economic development and nurturing innovation. Many businesses nominated are drivers of sustainable growth, productivity and prosperity. Brisbane’s economy...

Queensland mine to cut 400 jobs

Global resources business Glencore will sack hundreds of Hail Creek mine workers in what it has dubbed a “restructure” of its operations. In a report...

Budget Offers Highways to Small Business Relief While Debt Concern Lingers

Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad’s first State Budget has a championed a growth narrative with positive announcements around infrastructure and small business, although questions still...

Queensland mine to cut 400 jobs

Global resources business Glencore will sack hundreds of Hail Creek mine workers in what it has dubbed a “restructure” of its operations. In a report...

Cairns getting ready for 2019 with new development

Far North Queensland is expected to receive a full year of growth with new developments set to start construction in Cairns, thanks to the Cyrstalbrook...

Should businesses be concerned about a living wage?

Small and medium-sized businesses are concerned after Opposition leader Bill Shorten confirmed he will boost the minimum wage to a "living wage",...

Businesses get $60 million budget boost to advertise on Facebook, Instagram

Australian businesses will get a $60 million boost in Tuesday's budget to spend on Facebook, Instagram and Google and other forms of...

FNQ starved for workers but visa applicants continually denied

The number of skilled migrants applying to work in Far North Queensland has grown exponentially in the past five years however local business advocates...

Big bonuses for Queensland’s electricity bosses despite consumer outrage

Queensland power bosses have pocketed extravagant bonuses despite a surge in complaints by consumers over costs and supply. Revealed by The Courier-Mail, Queensland’s state-owned power utilities paid...