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Employer incentives

The Australian and Queensland Governments are providing a range of financial incentives for employers to hire job seekers who are long-term unemployed.  Please see below for more information about these incentives and how you may be able to access them. This information is provided by Jobmatch Employment. Download full information here. Download JobMaker Hiring Credit …

CCIQ Advocacy and election update

The 2020 Election campaign is officially in full swing now, and as we have said publicly today, so far the campaign feels to be lacking the grunt business need to be hearing. We know focussing on COVID recovery is important, but we don’t want to take the pressure off hearing about how both major parties …

Pink up the Town

Pink up the Town

It’s already October, so act quickly to ‘Pink up the Town’ for a good cause. Pink means October and Councillor Danita Potter has asked KCCI members to get involved. Funds for this very much needed cause goes to The McGrath Foundation to help with the ongoing support for our Breast Care Nurse in the South …

CCIQ Update – JobKeeper 2.0 Just Announced

CCIQ Update – JobKeeper 2.0 Just Announced

Today, the Prime Minister confirmed that JobKeeper will continue on in its current form as initially planned until 27 September.  Beyond September, the scheme will continue, with some modifications, until March 2021. After this date and up to the end of December 2020, JobKeeper 2.0 will operate with a 2 tier payment system: $1200 per …

COVID Safe Checklist

COVID Safe Checklist

There are a number of COVID checklists, and like almost everything the govt has put out, there is a bit of ‘grey’ out there as to which one to use. For those businesses not required to use a ‘specific’ form, CLICK HERE for the one which CCIQ has been informed will work.

CCIQ June Quarter 2020 Pulse Survey

The CCIQ Suncorp Pulse Survey of business conditions for the June 2020 quarter is now open. We need your feedback about what’s impacting your business today, and what will influence your decision-making over the next three months. The COVID-19 outbreak has undoubtedly had a substantial effect on the majority of businesses worldwide. The hot topic questions throughout the survey aim to …

Vinnies CEO Sleepout – donations still welcome

Mark Pitt, CEO at South Burnett Regional Council, has recently completed the Vinnies CEO Sleepout, and donations are still welcome to reach his goal. Every night, thousands of Australians experience homelessness. But it doesn’t have to be that way. This year I’m taking part in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout to raise money for the St …