Brisbane-based company Tritium has signed a deal to provide electric-vehicle chargers to the massive Indian market. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has called on the Federal Opposition to engage factually in matters of real wages in Australia and cease with the demonisation of the business community where the term, ‘Fat Cat’ smears many small businesses currently struggling to keep staff in jobs as well as enduring the burden of increased taxes and levies. Read more.
Last week, Inside Small Business spoke to Linda Monique, founder of Almo Milk, an almond milk brand, which launched in 2015 when Linda spotted a gap in the market for Australia-grown almond milk. As one of 75,000 Australians suffering from Colitis and Crohn’s Disease, Linda struggled with severe digestive issues and it was this situation that inspired her to develop an Australian-sourced almond milk entirely free from questionable additives, sugars and starches. Read more.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has welcomed the Joint Standing Committee report on access to Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) by SMEs and urged bi-partisan support for its key recommendations with regard to export opportunities for smaller businesses. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has condemned the latest series of rallies slated by the ACTU for April 10. Read more.
Queensland’s Vexed Economy, Retail Sales Go Backward in January as Coal Exports Boost Australia's Trade Surplus: CCIQ
Retail sales in Queensland fell 0.9% in January as pessimism in the local economy weighs on spending while the state’s coal exports have helped propel Australia to its second highest trade surplus on record at $4.5 billion. Read more.
One of Australia's most iconic gems is becoming a darling of the global fashion world. Read more.