Labour Market Highlights Soft Economic Conditions

Thursday 12 July, 2012 | Tags: Economic Policy;

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.

RBA Rates Announcement July 2012

Tuesday 3 July, 2012 | Tags: Economic Policy;

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.

Stephen Tait Appointment to Q-COMP

Thursday 28 June, 2012

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland Chief Executive Stephen Tait has today welcomed being appointed to the Q-COMP Board overseeing the independent statutory authority to govern the Queensland's workers' compensation scheme. Read more.

Businesses entitled to increase prices as they see fit without fear of ACCC action

Thursday 28 June, 2012 | Tags: Climate Change and Carbon Tax;

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.