Archive: 2019


On your marks for SportAccord 2019

Friday 22 March, 2019 | By: Ella Schalch and Trade & Investment Queensland

The world’s biggest names in sports business will head to the Gold Coast this May for SportAccord 2019, with major benefits for both international delegates and Queensland businesses. Read more.

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The Benefits of using Mediation in the Workplace

Wednesday 20 March, 2019 | By: Jade Roberts | Tags: CCIQ HR;

Disputes occur in all aspects of life, from our personal relationships to professional – people get under each other’s skin. Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process that is vastly different to the traditional forms of resolving conflict, arbitration and adjudication. Read more.

New campaign to boost regional tourism

Wednesday 20 March, 2019 | By: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Ella Schalch

The Liberal-National Government has announced a new campaign to attract more working holiday makers to Australia, helping to support our farmers and boost regional tourism. Read more.

Palaszczuk Government Should Heed Private Sector Concerns on Wages: CCIQ

Wednesday 20 March, 2019 | By: Dan Petrie

The Palaszczuk Government’s call for a 3.5% increase in the minimum wage stands in contrast to industry and business associations who have advocated for a 1.8% increase in the minimum wage reflecting the challenging economy currently faced by small to medium sized enterprises across the state. Read more.

Federal Labor's Business Rhetoric is as Craven as is its Misrepresentation on Wages: CCIQ

Wednesday 13 March, 2019 | By: Dan Petrie and Marcus Smith

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.