One of the state’s most fruitful Sister State agreements continues to reap benefits for Queensland businesses, teachers and university students. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has joined with the Mackay Region Chamber of Commerce today to welcome the announcement by Queensland Premier, Annastascia Palaszcuk, on establishing a timeline in relation to the proposed Adani mine for the Carmichael region, in conjunction with Adani, Department of Environment and Coordinator-General Barry Broe. Read more.
The Daydream Island resort in the Whitsunday Islands has reopened[https://www.afr.com/real-estate/commercial/hotels-and-leisure/whitsunday-islands-lead-queensland-coast-hotel-resurgence-20190415-p51een] after a A$120 million rebuild by owners, China Capital Investment Group. The island and its iconic ‘living reef’ resort were badly damaged in March 2017 by Cyclone Debbie. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has issued a statement of condolence to the family of former Labor Prime Minister, Robert (Bob) Hawke who passed away earlier today. Read more.
Queensland’s unemployment rate remained steady at 5.9% in April on a trend basis as the national benchmark was unchanged at 5.1% according to the latest data released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Read more.
Construction of the $158 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal[https://www.portbris.com.au/cruise/] (BICT) is underway, with 38 of 105 piles for the wharf already in place. Read more.
In a remarkable time, cloud computing has emerged and revolutionised the way we do business. This shift transformed rigid, manual and physical processes into agile operations, connecting business with consumers in unique and meaningful ways. An understanding of the cloud inevitably leads to the final question of which type of cloud to choose: public, private or hybrid.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has endorsed the Australian Chamber’s call for 1.8% increase to the minimum wage noting that it strikes the right balance between the ability of small business to pay higher rates of pay and boosting the take-home salaries of workers. Read more.