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Poor health for Queensland labour market

Thursday 12 August, 2010 | Tags: Economic Policy

Latest Australian Bureau of Statistics labour market data reveals a worrying trend for the Queensland economy with emerging signs that the labour market conditions are softening and could lead to the unemployment rate creeping even higher in coming months, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) today warned. Read more.

RSPT bad for Mackay business community

Friday 11 June, 2010 | Tags: Economic Policy

Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland today called on the Prime Minister as he visits the Mackay region to take note of the serious impact that his planned resource super profits tax (RSPT) will have on the local business community. Read more.

CCIQ opposes potential commercial waste tax

Friday 28 May, 2010 | Tags: Red Tape

Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) today expressed concern at the State Government's potential introduction of a new commercial waste tax in the upcoming budget, fearing the direction of the waste management policy may unduly shift the bulk of the burden and cost of waste management onto already-struggling Queensland businesses. Read more.