The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes Brisbane’s Lord Mayor, Adrian Schrinner’s first budget with its commitment to back local businesses with new support services as well as lower fees and charges aimed at rejuvenating suburban retail precincts. Read more.
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Queensland’s improving economy has not materialised into an improved jobs picture as the state contends with an unemployment rate of 6.3% that the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says will only come down if the private sector is encouraged to hire more workers. Read more.
Small businesses in regional Queensland are 100 per cent behind calls from the Palaszczuk Government for mining companies to pay small businesses for their services within 30 days. Read more.
*In a historic milestone for the Sunshine Coast region, Mayor Mark Jamieson has announced Council’s success in securing a contract to deliver Australia’s fastest telecommunications connection to Asia.* Read more.