The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today welcomed the State Government’s endorsement to formally proceed with bidding for the 2032 Olympic games. Read more.
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The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today warned the Palaszczuk Government that the passing of the Christmas Eve Part-Day Public Holiday will have a devastating impact on businesses this festive season. Read more.
The value of construction completed in the September quarter fell 0.4%, lower than forecast by economists of a 1% decline as home building activity fell, whilst non-residential activity was up 4% nationally according to the latest data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed the establishment of the Australian Business Growth Fund in collaboration with the country’s largest financial institutions aimed at boosting the growth prospects of small businesses across Australia. Read more.
Business confidence in Cairns remained subdued at 38 points in the September quarter in the latest Suncorp-CCIQ Business Pulse survey and above the state benchmark of 36.4 points; well below the indication of optimism above 50 points. Read more.
* Business conditions are the worst on record and business confidence is the lowest since the Global Financial Crisis * Concern over Christmas Eve Part-Day Public Holiday PulseReport-Sep2019-Final.pdf[assets/Uploads/PulseReport-Sep2019-Final.pdf] Read more.
Elevated commodities pricing for metallurgical coal, natural gas and iron ore have helped Australia record a $7.18 billion surplus in October according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed the Federal Government's one billion dollar drought assistance package that will seek to boost both restocking programs and small business in the regions. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed the state opposition’s proposed New Bradfield Water Infrastructure Scheme for regional Queensland as a project that will address the state’s water challenge and provide a platform to extend Queensland’s agriculture industry so as to realise the export opportunity in Asia’s burgeoning middle class. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today affirmed that one year out from the state election, the small business sector is putting the Palaszczuk Government on notice where a repeat of the last three years of levies by stealth, a lack of discipline around public sector spending and Christmas Eve public holidays will not be tolerated by a business community operating in a state whose economic performance is one of the worst nationally. Read more.