Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today urgently called on the Federal Parliament to reject the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Amendment Bill 2011 as it creates an additional $4 billion superannuation liability per year for Queensland employers. Read more.
The Federal Government must deliver a global agreement to cut carbon emissions to ensure Queensland businesses are not placed at a competitive disadvantage following yesterday’s passing of the carbon tax by the Australian Senate. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today expressed strong opposition to the Queensland Government’s proposal for an additional public holiday next year. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today welcomed the release of Queensland’s first state-wide Infrastructure Plan. Read more.
Queensland’s small and medium businesses have been given a reprieve from weaker sales, falling confidence and decreasing profitability following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to drop interest rates, according to the Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today announced that it has partnered with Australian Business Solutions Group (ABSG) to provide an expanded range of products and services to members and business throughout the state. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today lodged a submission to the State Government lobbying for streamlining Queensland’s public holidays with other states to help support business continuity and ensure minimal disruption to business operations. Read more.
Queensland business owners and managers will become personally liable for the health and safety of their workers at the beginning of next year under the most significant shake-up to workplace health and safety laws in decades. Read more.
A Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) survey has shown nearly 50 per cent of Queensland businesses indicated recent union strike activity negatively impacted on their business. Read more.
Queensland businesses are calling on the Australian Senate to delay the implementation of a Carbon Pricing Mechanism as part of the Clean Energy Bills 2011 until other countries with similar industries implement their own mechanisms. Read more.
With the Queensland Parliament passing the Waste Levy Bill last night, the Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CCIQ) has thrown its support behind the Liberal National Party’s pledge to repeal the Waste Levy if elected into State Government. Read more.
Statement by ACCI Chief Executive Peter Anderson Read more.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomed the State Government's decision to make all new laws assessable under the Regulatory Assessment Statement process, but warned more work needed to be done on existing regulatory barriers to unlock the potential of Queensland’s SMEs. Read more.
Feeling the sting of poor consumer sentiment and rising costs, Queensland’s small and medium businesses are looking for “light at the end of the tunnel” from today’s State of the State address by Queensland Premier Anna Bligh. Read more.