While still not entirely clear of the poor economic conditions that plagued the Queensland economy over most of 2011, economic confidence in the Queensland state economy continued to improve over the December quarter, moving into positive territory for the first time since early 2010 according to the Commonwealth Bank CCIQ Pulse Survey. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today welcomed the announcement by Premier Anna Bligh that Queensland will go to the polls on 24 March 2012. Read more.
Current transport bottlenecks are impacting on the capacity of small and medium businesses to grow and employ, effectively placing a brake on economic growth, recent research undertaken by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has found. Read more.
The Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to reduce interest rates by a further 0.25 per cent shows that they are ‘in touch’ with Queenslanders and the State’s small business community, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) today announced. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today expressed profound disappointment over the Holiday and Other Legislation Amendment Bill that passed through Queensland’s parliament yesterday that creates a $342 million liability for the business community. Read more.
Former Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) president Beatrice Booth was awarded Honorary Life Membership of CCIQ at the Annual General Meeting today. Read more.
The economic benefits from hosting the Commonwealth Games are considered to be significant however latest research by Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) highlights a polarised view among Queensland business owners about the opportunities that will inevitably arise for their business. Read more.