The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) said small businesses had taken a huge hit from Cyclone Debbie, but would bounce back with the help of governments, banks, insurance and tourists returning to the region. Read more.
It was 6:36pm on a Saturday night when the first text message came in “Catastrophic fire danger forecast. Avoid bush fire prone areas. Consider leaving now or early in the morning.” The messages continued further into the night “It is unlikely a fire can be stopped in catastrophic conditions. Activate fire and evacuation plans now.”
A serious illness to a small business owner, business partner, family member or employee can have a dramatic impact on operations. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the Federal Government is listening over soaring insurance premiums for small businesses in disaster-prone North and Far North Queensland. Read more.