The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIQ) continues to oppose the government’s overreach on public sector entitlements that continue to be paid for by Queensland households and businesses. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) report into the retail energy sector and supports an overhaul of a system that has gouged Queensland businesses for the last decade. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) have called upon the Palaszczuk Government to clarify its position of best industrial relations practice for government projects over $100 million as a matter of urgency. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed the announcement of the Federal Government’s proposed GST arrangement that no state will be worse off but calls on the government to reveal where the extra money will come from.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has urged Federal Labor to reconsider its stance on its proposed repeal of legislated tax cuts for businesses turning over between $10 and $50 million if elected. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland(CCIQ) has welcomed the opening of the defence manufacturing facility, Products for Industry at Darra this week as the state’s burgeoning defence procurement sector builds pace. Read more.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured more than $100,000 in penalties against the former operators of two massage parlours in the Brisbane CBD after they refused to back-pay two workers who had been underpaid less than $13,000. Read more.
Queensland’s unemployment rate remained at 6.2% on a trend basis lagging the national benchmark at 5.5% as the state confronts the challenge of the highest level of underutilisation in 15 years according to analysis conducted by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIQ). Read more.
Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad’s first State Budget has a championed a growth narrative with positive announcements around infrastructure and small business, although questions still remain over the state’s longer term borrowings. Read more.