Archive: 2010

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.

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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.