Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomed the State Government's decision to make all new laws assessable under the Regulatory Assessment Statement process, but warned more work needed to be done on existing regulatory barriers to unlock the potential of Queensland’s SMEs. Read more.
Feeling the sting of poor consumer sentiment and rising costs, Queensland’s small and medium businesses are looking for “light at the end of the tunnel” from today’s State of the State address by Queensland Premier Anna Bligh. Read more.
Temporary business (subclass 457) visas - The new 457 Centre of Excellence (COE) has been established in DIAC’s Brisbane office to complement the existing centres in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, reduced processing times for applications Read more Read more.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed passage of the Queensland Government’s reforms to improve electricity pricing, passing with bipartisan support in Parliament on Wednesday night. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomed today’s release of the National Accounts revealing promising signs for the Queensland economy Read more.
Queensland’s small and medium businesses will continue to struggle with weaker sales, poor confidence and decreasing profitability following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to keep interest rates on hold, according to Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.