Today’s decision by the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) to further increase electricity prices by 6.60 per cent is proof that the current Benchmark Retail Cost Index (BRCI) price determination process needs an urgent overhaul, according to peak industry body Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland. Read more.
ACCI takes a hardline on carbon price: ACCI's Director of Economics & Industry Policy Greg Evans interviewed on ABC Radio National's Fran Kelly Breakfast. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed the move by the Queensland Parliament to pass the Work Health and Safety Bill 2011 last night. Read more.
Statement by Mr Peter Anderson, Chief Executive Read more.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland announced on Friday 13 May 2011 that in the lead up to the commencement of the harmonised Workplace Health and Safety Law, the Workplace Health and Safety Regulations 2008 has been amended to extend the certification of existing WHSOs until 31 December 2011. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has come out today saying the Federal Government’s Sustainable Population Strategy does not go far enough to improve our future prosperity and standing in a global marketplace. Read more.
Australian Minister for Trade Craig Emerson has welcomed a decision by the Indian Government to launch negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Australia. Read more.