The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is urging the Federal Government to provide detail quickly and efficiently so that businesses, particularly those in regional Queensland, can plan their workforce and be certain that they have the access to the skilled workers they need. Read more.
A new research report on our future workforce warns that Queensland could be “left behind” if we do not embrace progressive reforms in education and training. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is supportive of the State Government developing a 30 year Queensland Plan. Read more.
CCIQ is excited to announce that it is joining with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the Queensland Minister for Education, Training and Employment to encourage employers to think ‘Employ Outside the Box’ in order to meet their workforce needs. Read more.
CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland) is backing the recommendations of the Queensland Skills and Training Taskforce for vocational education and training reforms and is pleased by the State Government’s announcement today that it will support the bulk of Taskforce’s report. Read more.
CCIQ welcomes the Federal Government’s release of the ‘Australia in the Asian Century’ White Paper yesterday at the Lowy Institute. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today met with members of the Queensland Skills and Training Taskforce to discuss our submission to the Taskforce, which was established to advise the State Government on how best to reform and revamp vocational education and training (VET) in Queensland. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), in partnership with YouthInvest, hosted Skilling Tomorrow’s Workforce, a solutions focused regional workshop in Rockhampton this morning. Read more.
Business and industry have welcomed the announcement of a new $1000 jobs bonus and other initiatives to encourage employment of mature-aged workers. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes the Commonwealth Government commitment to $1.75 billion over the next five years to further ongoing reforms to the national training system. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) today welcomed the government’s announcement of a Queensland natural disaster skills response and suggested that it will go a long way to restoring Queensland business’ ability to continue hosting apprentices and trainees. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) today welcomed Federal Government initiatives to reduce red tape and streamline the hiring of skilled migrant workers for the resources sector, but warned against excluding other industries from the benefits of these initiatives. Read more.