Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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...

Cairns local business owners share their hopes and ideas for a revamped Esplanade

Cairns business owners have shared what they would like to see from a revamped Esplanade. Cairns Mayor Bob Manning confirmed an...

Living wage ‘could push Australia into recession’

A so-called living wage could push Australia into recession, according to the Institute of Public Affairs, which says Labor’s plans to lift...

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...
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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...