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Chamber welcomes council's business support

Posted by Martin Hall on 12 August 2021
Chamber welcomes council's business support
The Gold Coast's peak business body has welcomed the council's decision to introduce a $3 million boost for small businesses in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce president Martin Hall said the City of Gold Coast's $3 million "buy local/play local" rewards package for Gold Coast residents would help the city's 70,000 businesses battle through the economic pains created by COVID-19.
Mr Hall said the city's small businesses, espe...
 

LNP Business Support Package

Posted by David Crisafulli MP on 6 August 2021
LNP Business Support Package
Queensland small and family businesses are the engine room of our economy and recent times have seen many of you face unique and continued challenges. Over the past six months my team and I have travelled the state, speaking with hundreds of you and hearing your stories. You shared with us your resilience and flexibility as you have fought for certainty in uncertain times. The Queensland 2021-2022 budget failed to allocate any funding for support measures in the event of another lockdown...
 

State snubs Gold Coast in business grants

Posted by Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce President Martin Hall on 30 July 2021
State snubs Gold Coast in business grants
The Queensland Government has snubbed the Gold Coast's 70,000 businesses in the latest round of its Business Basics grant. Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce president Martin Hall said the State Government had decided that Gold Coast businesses would not be eligible for latest round of the grants. "The Gold Coast, because of the prominence of the tourism, hospitality, events and education industries, has been one of the hardest hit regions in Queensland throughout the COVID-19 ...
 

Construction closer for light rail to Burleigh

Posted by Ministerial Media Statements on 6 July 2021
Construction closer for light rail to Burleigh Construction of the Broadbeach to Burleigh Heads light rail extension is closer to starting with an agreement to get early works underway. The agreement will see GoldlinQ and John Holland undertake detailed construction planning, identify and inspect underground services and start establishing a site presence along the 6.7 kilometre corridor. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said fast-tracking delivery of major infrastructure projects was ce...
 

June/July Shutdown - Letter to Leader of the Opposition, David Crisafulli MP

Posted by Martin Hall on 6 July 2021
June/July Shutdown - Letter to Leader of the Opposition, David Crisafulli MP
2 July 2021
Mr David Crisafulli MP
Leader of the Liberal National Party and Member for Broadwater
Unit 20/340 Hope Island Road
Hope Island QLD 4212
Re: June/July Shutdwn
Dear Mr Crisafulli, First of all, thank you for joining us for lunch last week in Surfers Paradise. Our Chamber feels it was a very constructive and informative event. We are writing today to express our concerns over the latest lockdowns, both locally and in other parts of Queensland. As a Chamber, we ha...
 

July Update from Member for Mermaid Ray Stevens

Posted on 2 July 2021
July Update from Member for Mermaid Ray Stevens
GC CENTRAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEWSLETTER JULY 2021 Lockdown & Border Restrictions The ongoing covid lockdown roundabout is playing havoc with local business which could not have come at a worse time with the onset of school holidays.  Queensland, always a favoured destination with our domestic tourists has effectively shut its doors once again.  The significant loss of patrons to our local small business bars and restaurants in incalculable.  How many times must they...
 

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