Thursday, August 22, 2019
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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...

Get involved in Queensland Small Business Week 2019

Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) 2019 will run from Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019. As one...

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...

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...

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...

What the Banking Royal Commission findings mean for business

Industry associations and small business stakeholders have welcomed the recommendations outlined in the final report of the Banking Royal Commission.The Royal Commission...

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...

Instant asset write-off to be extended

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the government will extend the time frame and the financial limit of the instant asset write-off...

Government acts on casual workers

The Federal Government will recommend changes to prevent casual workers from 'double-dipping' with back-pay claims in response to a recent ruling in...

Workers Aren’t Joining Unions Anymore

National union membership has fallen as a proportion of the Australian workforce, falling to 14.6 per cent. Total union membership numbers remain at 1.5...