The tourism and resource industries have shaped Queensland’s economy for decades and it’s coexistence must be encouraged into the future to grow the number of regional jobs and build much-needed infrastructure. Read more.
Protecting the Great Barrier Reef and its 64,000 direct and indirect jobs should be a major priority, according to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) expects many small businesses to close completely over the four-day Easter break or reduce their trading hours. Read more.
In 2016, over 2.5 million foreign visitors arrived in Queensland, according to latest research by Tourism Research Australia. International visitors spent $5.1 billion, a 4 per cent increase on the previous year. Read more.
The Queensland small business community – from cafes, bars and hostels through to farms in the north of the state – can breathe a sigh of relief after the Backpacker Tax was finally settled. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has urged the Federal Government to dump the controversial backpacker tax or put the state’s tourism industry at risk. Read more.
CCIQ Noosa has backed a world-class Convention Centre and adjoining Performing Arts Complex for the high-profile Sunshine Coast tourist destination. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) said the China Eastern Airlines deal will see tourists spending money in the local economy and in small businesses right across the state. Read more.