Saturday, February 22, 2020

China Stone thermal coal mine one more step closer to opening

A new $6.7 billion mega-mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin is a step closer to opening after gaining approval from the state's coordinator-general, who released...
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Report: Queensland bosses falling confidence in economy

Queensland's company directors lack confidence in the state's economy with red tape and taxation topping their list of concerns. The biannual Australian Institute of Company...

How much will my business get back from the tax cuts?

The Coalition is planning to bring forward legislation so its tax cuts for small and medium-sized businesses five years sooner than expected, a move...

Mining companies set to lose billions after Jackie Trad’s threat

Thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in potential investment could be at risk as Australia's ­biggest miners face the threat of a $20 billion...

Shell to create 350 jobs with new project in regional Queensland

Global giant Shell will unveil its next natural gas development, with the project estimated to be worth about $500 million and create hundreds of...

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...

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...

100 jobs to go in Queensland as RT Edwards closes retail stores over next...

Increasingly difficult trading conditions have forced RT Edwards to close its 15 Queensland electrical goods stores and online operations, putting approximately 100...

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",...