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.
There is more trouble for beleaguered Queensland Rail (QR), with revelations more than a dozen staff have been sent packing after failing drug and alcohol tests at work. Read more.
Eight Queensland school students have honed their Chinese language skills and promoted Queensland education overseas after winning a language competition supported by TIQ’s Study Queensland[https://www.studyqueensland.qld.gov.au/] team. Read more.
Too often our Industrial Relations Specialists talk to employers who have incorrectly interpreted this regulation as grounds for instant dismissal, without understanding the regulation and the associated risks of interpreting the regulation incorrectly. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has issued a statement of condolence to the family of Michael Roche, former Chief Executive Officer of Queensland Resource Council who passed away on Tuesday night. Read more.
Australia’s headline inflation rate rose 0.6% in the June quarter as higher fuel prices saw transport prices rise 3.4% in the three months to June with the overall national CPI index up 1.6% and the Brisbane index up 1.7% on the same period 12 months earlier. Read more.