Loans to household rose by 2.6% in February as commitments to business loans remain subdued over the same period according to the latest data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today. Read more.
San Francisco flip-up powers overseas market growth and staff increases in Australia for Queensland-founded IT security specialist, Arkose Labs. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed Federal Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten’s Federal Budget reply with a big emphasis on skills and training but would remind the alternate government that small business is the key to unlocking a take up in apprenticeships. Read more.
Small Business Welcomes Budget Surplus, Tax Cuts and Calls for Corporate Tax Rate Acceleration: CCIQ
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed the announcement of a budget surplus for the first time in a decade with the nation’s finances benefitting from higher commodity prices with income tax relief, a positive for the nation’s workers. Read more.
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Media Release: Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk Retires with the Best Wishes from the Business Community: CCIQ
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has congratulated Brisbane Lord Mayor, Graham Quirk, for three decades of civic service that has helped transform Brisbane into a truly world class destination for both small business and investment. Read more.