Trading hours win for Regional Queensland retailers

IMAGE The National Retail Association has succeeded in its application for a one-off exemption for major stores in regional Queensland to trade on the Boxing Day public holiday this year. In a judgement released today, the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission ordered that stores may trade between 8am and 5pm on the official boxing day holiday. […]

Funding available for Regional QLD

Back to Work is a new two-year initiative that will be available from the end of July 2016. The Queensland Government’s two year $100 million Regional Employment Package will provide support to businesses for up to 8,000 job opportunities for regional jobseekers. Eligible businesses will be able to access a $10,000 – $15,000 subsidy if […]