The latest Conus Data analysing the Australian Bureau of Statistics detailed jobs data by industry and regional employment show the virtues of a diversified economy with the education, mining, professional services and manufacturing industries picking the baton and leading jobs growth. Read more.
Queensland’s unemployment rate rose to 6.3% (on a trend basis) in August as it continues to lag the national benchmark of 5.3% despite a better than expected increase in full-time positions according to the latest data released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Read more.
Small businesses in regional Queensland are 100 per cent behind calls from the Palaszczuk Government for mining companies to pay small businesses for their services within 30 days. Read more.
*In a historic milestone for the Sunshine Coast region, Mayor Mark Jamieson has announced Council’s success in securing a contract to deliver Australia’s fastest telecommunications connection to Asia.* Read more.
All regions of Queensland want to see more major infrastructure projects to kickstart their economies. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed the CSIRO's Q Foresignt report that aims to put a framework around the state’s emerging technology challenges and opportunities over the next twenty years. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes the announcement of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s new Ministry and have moved quickly to ensure the ministry is focused on the economy. Read more.