Thursday, August 22, 2019

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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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...

How much will my business get back from the tax cuts?

The Coalition is planning to bring forward legislation so its tax cuts for small and medium-sized businesses five years sooner than expected, a move...

Labor supports fast-tracking tax cuts for small to medium-sized businesses

Company tax rates for small and medium-sized businesses will be cut five years earlier than expected after Bill Shorten announced Labor's support of the...

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...

Queensland refuses $245m in federal skills funding

The Palaszczuk Government has rejected $245 million in federal funds intended to create up to 50,000 training places for apprentices in areas suffering shortages. In...

New Labor policy to reveal gender pay gap and manager pay in businesses

Companies with more than 1000 employees will be forced to publicly reveal their gender pay gap as well as the pay gap between managers...

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...

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 -...