Media Releases

CCIQ represents over 448,000 state SMEs and advocates on local, state and federal matters to advance the interests of Queensland’s robust SME sector. For enquiries,  interviews, information or commentary from CCIQ contact Faith Jarvis, CCIQ Communication Manager on 0405494088 or 

Duplication, Regulation Weigh Business Down: CCIQ

Tuesday 22 September, 2020 | By: Faith Jarvis

1 in 4 business businesses indicate that ‘red-tape’ prevents them making changes to grow their business 57 per cent of small businesses spend up to 10 hours per week on simply meeting government regulatory requirements. 78 per cent of Queensland businesses experience a moderate to major impact from complying with government regulation Read more.

Business says Show You Mean Business

Monday 14 September, 2020 | By: Faith Jarvis

In Queensland, there are 445, 830 small businesses Collectively they pump $113 billion into Queensland’s economy They employ 44% of Queensland’s private sector workforce This election they need to know who will invest and support their success Read more.

Business conditions continue to flat line in Queensland

Monday 3 August, 2020 | By: Faith Jarvis

Two in three businesses indicated their sales and profitability had declined during the quarter; 54% of businesses are concerned about their viability beyond 12-months when many of the stimulus measures end; and The easing of restrictions and anticipation of the border reopening credited for a slight increase in business sentiment. Read more.