The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed a proposal from the Federal Opposition to grant greater access to nation building projects and promotion of training programs for local businesses in regional economies. Read more.
Australia and the United Kingdom have signed a new bilateral Wine Agreement and Mutual Recognition Agreement in London, which will help ensure the continued flow of trade post-Brexit. Read more.
Civil proceedings have today been instituted against employment relations company Employsure Pty Ltd for allegedly misleading small business consumers that it was, or was affiliated with, a government agency when that was not the case. Read more.
About the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Read more.
Australia’s job vacancies increased 1.7% in the three months to November as private sector openings surpassed 220,000 according to the latest data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics with Queensland jobs listed up 8.3% over the same period to 38,000. Read more.
From December 30th, 2018, Australian exporters will get immediate tariff reductions and better access in new markets across the Americas and Asia, with further tariff reductions also set to take place on 1 January 2019. Read more.
Australian farmers and businesses will continue to reap the benefits of Australia’s free trade agreements with further tariff cuts set to boost Australia’s competitive advantage in two of our major export markets. Read more.