Thursday, August 22, 2019

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...

When Does Changing the Rules Become Moving the Goalposts?

Last year, after hearing 6,000 submissions and analysing mountains of economic data, the Fair Work Commission decided to reduce some Sunday penalty rates -...

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...

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...

Coalition to chase small business votes with new measures

The Federal Government is developing a range of economic measures to bolster small business, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison prioritises smaller businesses ahead of the...
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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...

Unions rally in country-wide push for demands

Unions will use rallies attended by tens of thousands of workers across Australia to increase pressure on the Coalition government and Labor leader Bill...
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Data Deep Dive on the Queensland Jobs Market

Total Employment in Queensland The September ABS Labour force release showed total employed persons in Queensland rose modestly for the 24th consecutive month by around...
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CCIQ Interview with Minister for Small Business Shannon Fentiman

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=videoseries?list=PLuIo8PBo-3vcDnG4BuDmE7FOL8Pb3oe9z&ecver=2]   The Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Head of Media Dan Petrie sat down with Minister for Small Business Shannon Fentiman to hear about...
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CCIQ Interview with Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=videoseries?list=PLuIo8PBo-3vd3K7pmIMc4op_hU2d9_RO1&ecver=2]CC   The Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Head of Media Dan Petrie sat down with Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington to hear her plan...