Thursday, August 22, 2019

Strawberry Tampering Needs a Measured Response Not Hysteria

A Sunshine Coast strawberry farmer has been forced to stop production and cut 100 jobs following the public outcry around tampering of strawberries across...

Big Business to pay SMEs within 20 days in new policy

Australia's largest businesses will be made to pay invoices to small and medium-sized businesses within 20 days as a condition of future government contracts...

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...

New wage theft laws could land dodgy bosses in jail

Originally published via The Courier Mail Wage theft will soon be a crime in Queensland with the Palaszczuk Government...

Bill Amendment Could Give Small Businesses a Fairer Go in Court

Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh has proposed an amendment to Treasury Laws that would help small businesses see justice in legal disputes...

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...

Premier Palaszczuk backflips on Adani mine

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has spectacularly backflipped on her government’s forced delays of approvals to controversial Adani coal mine, in the wake...

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...

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...
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Queensland has become less attractive to mining companies, according to Fraser Institute survey

Global mining companies have ranked Queensland behind the Democratic Republic of Congo for environmental regulation certainty as the state slipped down an...