Queensland small business has started the New Year in fine fashion with new data from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) confirming improved economic activity. Read more.
Small business owners across Queensland can sense economic momentum building, but will need more than three months of improving conditions before they are convinced the economy has turned the corner and is back on track, according to latest research. Read more.
The most recent labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have been a source of much discussion and commentary in the past fortnight, with the official unemployment rate for Queensland falling by 0.1 points to 6.1 per cent. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) strongly disagrees with the State Government’s decision to phase out sand mining on North Stradbroke Island by 2019. Read more.