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Minimum wage and super guarantee rate rising today

Minimum wage and super guarantee rate rising today

Minimum wage recap: The Fair Work Commission (FWC) approved a 2.5% increase in all Award rates for minimum wage – with a majority rising on today, July 1. For the sectors that COVID-19 impacted the most, rate rises have been delayed for the second year running. The new weekly minimum wage will be $772.60, or …

Letter from Public Health – Check In Queensland App

See below a link to a letter from the Environmental Health Wide Bay Public Health Unit to help your business understand the new obligations and important information about the Check in Queensland requirements that were recently announced and actions needed if appropriate. The Queensland app will be mandatory for all businesses soon for visitors entering …

CCIQ message: COVID-19 Hotspot Recovery package

CCIQ message: COVID-19 Hotspot Recovery package

You are probably now aware of the announced three-day lockdown for SE Qld and nominated areas across Queensland. CCIQ and the Policy & Advocacy team have been and continue to work advocating for business in Queensland regarding the impact of COVID-19. CCIQ is advocating for Qld Government to support Queensland businesses and has developed a …

CCIQ: State Budget guide for small business

CCIQ: State Budget guide for small business

Since the State Budget announcement on Tuesday, our Advocacy team have been gathering business sentiment and breaking down the insights to create a State Budget guide that reveals what the budget means for small business in Queensland. 

Check In QLD COVID app list of industry sectors expanded

Check In QLD COVID app list of industry sectors expanded

In addition to the hospitality sector, from 1am Friday 9 July, the Check In Qld app will be mandatory for a number of new sectors, including: venues that attract large crowds, such as stadiums, convention centres, theme parks, concert venues and cinemas shopping centres and supermarkets beauty and personal care service, such as hairdressing, beauty …

New small business grants announced

CCIQ are excited to announce after working tirelessly behind the scenes, the Queensland Government are putting forward three new small business grants worth $25 million over two years. The Business Growth Fund and Business Boost grants specifically deliver on CCIQ’s advocacy work, which requested support for small businesses to increase their productivity and growth by accessing new equipment and …