CCIQ General Manager of Advocacy, Nick Behrens, details CCIQ's response to the Queensland Government's Pre-Budget Announcements this morning to defer the raising of the payroll tax exemption threshold, and an increase to duty on general insurance from 7% to 9%. Read more.
Queensland’s economy has become more dynamic, efficient and productive over recent decades. Yet our country’s tax system has not kept up with these changes. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is supportive of the State Government developing a 30 year Queensland Plan. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed today’s decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut the official interest rate by a quarter of one per cent, saying it was a good decision in the current economic climate. Read more.
CCIQ believes there is merit in exploring the benefits the privatisation and outsourcing however the cautious approach to privatisation that the State Government will announce today is the right one. Read more.
At a breakfast workshop held in Tinaroo on Wednesday, CCIQ joined with local business owners and regional stakeholders to unveil the ‘Far North Queensland Business Priorities Report’ – the first in a series of regional reports focused solely on regional small and medium business priorities. Read more.
Small businesses are the lifeblood of local communities. Read more.
CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland) has welcomed the release of the Queensland Commission of Audit’s final report describing it as a clear direction for Queensland’s roadtrip to being the number one state again. Read more.
The Federal Government’s $1 billion Jobs Plan is a mixed blessing for Queensland small businesses, says the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.