Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) today welcomed the release of the State Government's first response to tacking population growth in Queensland but warned additional planning and business involvement is required and a greater focus is needed on regional Queensland.
More than 80 per cent of Queensland businesses oppose the Federal Government's planned resource super profits tax (RSPT) according to a Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland snap poll survey released today.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) today expressed concern at the State Government's potential introduction of a new commercial waste tax in the upcoming budget, fearing the direction of the waste management policy may unduly shift the bulk of the burden and cost of waste management onto already-struggling Queensland businesses.
On the back today's announcement by Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) to increase energy price bills by 13.29 per cent, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has called on the government to urgently address performance standards and approve more power stations and other energy infrastructure.
Statement by CCIQ President David Goodwin
Statement by David Goodwin, CCIQ President