Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland is today appalled by Fair Work Australia’s decision to increase minimum wages by 3.4 per cent, increasing the federal minimum weekly wage by $19.40 to $589.30. Read more.
Today’s decision by the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) to further increase electricity prices by 6.60 per cent is proof that the current Benchmark Retail Cost Index (BRCI) price determination process needs an urgent overhaul, according to peak industry body Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland. Read more.
ACCI takes a hardline on carbon price: ACCI's Director of Economics & Industry Policy Greg Evans interviewed on ABC Radio National's Fran Kelly Breakfast. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) today welcomed the release of the State Government's first response to tacking population growth in Queensland but warned additional planning and business involvement is required and a greater focus is needed on regional Queensland. Read more.
Statement by CCIQ President David Goodwin Read more.