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Chamber welcomes The Spit master plan

Posted by Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce President Martin Hall on 10 June 2019
The Gold Coast's peak business body has welcomed the State Government's release of The Spit master plan saying the plan is a positive step forward. Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce president Martin Hall said the plan went some way toward resolving the division between green groups and pro-development lobbies on the future of The Spit. "The plan Identifies new opportunities for mixed-use development to create a vibrant Village Centre that takes advantage of The Broadwat...
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LNP urged to prioritise Gold Coast projects

Posted by Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce President Martin Hall on 22 May 2019
The Gold Coast's peak business lobby group has congratulated the LNP on its re-election and is now calling on the new government to put its money where its mouth is. Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce President Martin Hall said the Scott Morrison-led LNP owed much of its election success to Queensland voters. "Queensland, and the Gold Coast in particular, have shown their support for Mr Morrison's policies and it is now time to start delivering on those promises,...
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Small Business Gives Election Verdict

Posted on 15 May 2019
  The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has joined with regional chambers including the Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce today to release businesses' report card on how the major political parties compare in terms of policy on election eve. The verdict none of the parties have promised enough to meet the core objective small business has demanded with respect to harmonious workplace laws, lower energy bills, and more focus on local skills. Overal...
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Chamber welcomes Federal Budget

Posted by Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce President Martin Hall on 2 April 2019
The Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the Federal Government's return to a budget surplus for the first time a decade. Chamber President Martin Hall said it was also pleasing to see the Government investing heavily in infrastructure, particularly the $500 million it had allocated to improving the M1 between the Gold Coast and Brisbane and the $8 million allocated to investigate the fast rail route between Brisbane and Gold Coast. Mr Hall said the Government also met...
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A Message from State Member for Mermaid, Ray Stevens - April 2019

Posted on 1 April 2019
It has been a busy two weeks at Parliament in Brisbane where the emerging hospital crisis under the Palaszczuk Labor Government has returned our health system to the bad old days under the Bligh Government.  Ambulance ramping, questionable medical operators and a lack of beds for patients in the public system is a typical outcome of a Government controlled by Unions and out-of-control financially. Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre
Further to my comments last mon...
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Labor launches its plan for small business

Posted by Senator Murray Watt on 22 March 2019
Labor has today launched its official Small Business policy handbook "Standing up for Small Business." Through active consultation and engagement, Labor knows there are many challenges facing established and emerging small businesses in this country, and we are committed to enabling and encouraging their success. A Shorten Labor Government would boost our vibrant small business community and diversify Australia's economy, while still investing in our world class education a...
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