CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland) is pointing to economic data released today as evidence of soft economic conditions, and that more needs to be done to address Australia’s patchwork economy, the effects of which have hit Queensland businesses particularly hard. Read more.
CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland) has today welcomed the comments by Opposition Leader Tony Abbott that a Coalition Government would take action to increase flexibility in workplace arrangements. Read more.
CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland) has today welcomed the announcement by the Prime Minister and Treasurer that Brisbane will host the G20 Leaders Summit on November 15 and 16, 2014 with the G20 Finance Ministers’ meeting also to be held in regional Queensland. Read more.
It was unlikely that the RBA Board would cut rates again today. The minutes of the June meeting outlined that the decision to ease policy by 25 basis points last month was “finely balanced” and suggested that rates could easily have been left on hold at the last meeting. Read more.
With only two business days to go until the commencement of the Federal Government’s carbon pricing scheme, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today stressed to Queensland business owners that they should have no fear of ACCC action if they choose to increase prices in response to increasing operating costs over the coming few months. Read more.