Queensland Engineering Construction Rising But Not Reflective of Political Infrastructure Rhetoric: CCIQ
The level of Queensland engineering construction data for the March quarter lifted by $1.375 billion to $4.878 billion as private activity in the resources industry boosted the sector according to the latest data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Read more.
Out to 2022, the global uptake of drones – in agriculture, defence and health industries – is expected to power an expansion of the global unmanned aerial systems (UAS) market. Australia is well placed to benefit. Read more.
Seoul-based genome specialist, Macrogen, has agreed a A$4.1 million investment in the Queensland microbiome testing and bioinformatics company, Microba Read more.
Chinese genome sequencing company, BGI Genomics (BGI), and Australian health-data expert, Pryzm Health (Pryzm) have announced a collaboration designed to bring genome-related precision health services to Australia. Read more.
Queensland’s unemployment rate notched up to 6.0% in May on a trend basis as the national benchmark was unchanged at 5.1% according to the latest data released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) notes that the creation of around 6,250 jobs in Queensland was, for the second month running, predominantly in part-time positions consisting of an additional 900 full-time positions and of 5,350 part-time roles. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes Brisbane’s Lord Mayor, Adrian Schrinner’s first budget with its commitment to back local businesses with new support services as well as lower fees and charges aimed at rejuvenating suburban retail precincts. Read more.