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More red-tape reduction needed: CCIQ

Thursday 22 September, 2011 | Tags: Red Tape

Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomed the State Government's decision to make all new laws assessable under the Regulatory Assessment Statement process, but warned more work needed to be done on existing regulatory barriers to unlock the potential of Queensland’s SMEs. Read more.

Summary of 1st July Skilled Migration changes

Thursday 8 September, 2011

Temporary business (subclass 457) visas - The new 457 Centre of Excellence (COE) has been established in DIAC’s Brisbane office to complement the existing centres in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, reduced processing times for applications Read more Read more.

Holding rates keeps pressure on businesses

Tuesday 6 September, 2011 | Tags: Economic Policy

Queensland’s small and medium businesses will continue to struggle with weaker sales, poor confidence and decreasing profitability following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to keep interest rates on hold, according to Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.