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.
Queensland products are now for sale on Kitchen Garden, a major Japanese online store. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has raised serious questions over the Australian Labor Party’s (ALP) election commitments where a reversal in previously harmonised penalty rates, the abolition of the Australian Building Construction Commission and scant detail on an ambitious climate policy weigh on business sentiment across Queensland. Read more.
Students from 10 countries will be a grass-roots voice on international education in Queensland, following their appointment to the 2019 Queensland International Student Advisory Panel[https://www.studyqueensland.qld.gov.au/Study/Queensland-International-Student-Advisory-Panel] (QISAP). Read more.