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Announcement helps to minimise the waste levy burden

Wednesday 22 December, 2010 | Tags: Red Tape

The Queensland Waste Reduction and Recycling Strategy 2010-2020, which was released today, provides clarity and certainty for the business community on their waste management expectations and responsibilities for the next decade, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland today announced. Read more.

Banking reforms a good starting point

Monday 13 December, 2010 | Tags: Economic Policy

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today welcomed the Australian Government's banking reforms as a good start for creating heightened competition within the Australian banking sector but has highlighted the need for greater emphasis on business. Read more.

Queensland economy clearly not out of the woods

Thursday 2 December, 2010 | Tags: Economic Policy

Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has made recommendations to the State Government today in response to the figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) painting a concerning picture about the state of the Queensland economy. Read more.

CCIQ delivers submission into banking sector enquiry

Wednesday 1 December, 2010 | Tags: Economic Policy

Australian banking sector practices restricting business access to finance is inhibiting Queensland's economic development according to a Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) submission lodged today to the Senate Inquiry into competition within the banking sector. Read more.

Queensland's Red Tape burden grows by 13 per cent

Tuesday 28 September, 2010 | Tags: Red Tape

Twelve months after the business community outcry over red tape in Queensland, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has revealed that the Government has failed to reduce the burden and has added an additional 7,900 pages of new and amended legislation. Read more.

Galaxy Poll finds majority of voters in Independents' seats want mining tax dropped; believe it will hit jobs

Wednesday 1 September, 2010 | Tags: Economic Policy

A new Galaxy poll of voters conducted in the electorates of Kennedy, New England and Lyne on behalf of Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ), has found that more people are against the mining tax and are concerned it will have a negative impact on jobs and investment, further it confirms an underlying preference for their elected Independent MPs to endorse a Coalition government. Read more.