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Queensland – Perfect One Day, the Bankruptcy Capital of Australia the Next: CCIQ

Friday 30 August, 2019 | By: Dan Petrie

Queensland’s has the highest levels of insolvency in the country according to statistics compiled by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) with analysis showing an average of four local businesses a day are closing as the numbers of hours worked in the state economy and lower private investment continue to underpin the state’s near term outlook. Read more.

Queensland Small Business Frustration Rising as Confidence Remains Subdued: CCIQ

Monday 12 August, 2019 | By: Dan Petrie

Business confidence in Queensland improved marginally in the June quarter as the conclusion of the federal election helped alleviate political uncertainty for the national economy whilst frustrations within the Queensland business sector centre around high operating costs and a lack of economy activity in the state according to the latest Suncorp-CCIQ Business Pulse Survey. Read more.


ConX takes out the top women in tech prize

Monday 5 August, 2019 | By: Austrade and Ella Schalch

Australia’s top women in tech pitched their big ideas in Brisbane last week for a share in more than $100,000 in business support services, and the potential for further venture capital investment to grow their global businesses. Read more.