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Franchising report calls for sector overhaul after inquiry

The parliamentary inquiry into the $170 billion franchising sector has called for a total overhaul of Australia’s franchising system in a damning...

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",...

Short-term relief for Townsville’s building industry

Townsville is experiencing a small surge in building confidence following the start of the North Queensland Stadium. In comments...

Queensland Small Business Expertise is at the Heart of the State’s Billion Dollar Build

The delivery of Queensland’s $45 billion infrastructure pipeline over the next four years will hinge on the engagement of the state’s advanced small to...

Townsville business owner ‘optimistic’ despite closure

Originally published via Townsville Bulletin Battling a slowing economy the owner of a closed deli will be focusing...

Dominos’ half-year profit falls despite cooking up sales increase

Originally published via The Courier Mail Pizza giant Dominos’ profits have dipped for the first half of this financial year on the back of...

What Are the Proposed Changes to Franking Credits?

In March 2018, Labor Leader Bill Shorten announced that if Labor were to win the next federal election, they would plan to...

Confidence among Queensland businesses hits four-year low

Originally published via The Courier Mail Confidence has plummeted among Queensland businesses, with firms suffering falling profits, slashing investment...

Capricorn Projects to Drive Regional Economy for Next Decade

Significant capital investments in the Capricorn region are expected to result in renewed business confidence and a boost in economic stimulus.

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.