CCIQ Comment on New Prime Minister Scott Morrison
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland congratulates Scott Morrison on winning today’s leadership ballot.
Business is both alarmed and frustrated that ongoing politicking in Canberra continues to dominate headlines when tax and energy price relief that is so crucial to Australia’s overall competitiveness remains in limbo.
Stability and certainty is the name of the game for Queensland businesses, and CCIQ wants to see the national interest put before short term politics.
Leadership spills from both major political parties over the course of the last decade have seen a once stable democratic political system become an international embarrassment.
The government must now focus on articulating a clear policy agenda to give confidence to Queensland small business.