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Townsville Chamber update – 15 March 2019

Townsville Chamber update – 15 March 2019

Posted 15 March, 2019 by Townsville Chamber

It’s been five weeks since the rain stopped.  While the city is returning to a sense of normality, it is anything but business as usual for many.  Here’s what we have been focusing on for the past month. Our Priorities Our efforts to disseminate recovery information via our communication channels was appreciated by the community. […]

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Single Touch Payroll (STP) Update from Regional Business Services

Single Touch Payroll (STP) Update from Regional Business Services

Posted 26 February, 2019 by Townsville Chamber

Townsville Chamber member Regional Business Services delivered the February Business Matters presentation on a timely and important topic – Single Touch Payroll (STP).  STP reporting on or before your business’ pay date is mandatory as from 1 July 2019 for all business sizes. What is Single Touch Payroll?  Who is affected by Single Touch Payroll?  […]

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Townsville Chamber update – 8 Feb 2019

Townsville Chamber update – 8 Feb 2019

Posted 8 February, 2019 by Townsville Chamber

In the wake of the extraordinary weather event that affected Townsville, the Townsville Chamber has been fully involved in recovery efforts.  Here is a quick snap shot of our activities in February. As of this week, the Chamber sits on three economic recovery groups : The city’s Economic Recovery Taskforce, which meets every other day; […]

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AI Group Skilling Survey

AI Group Skilling Survey

Posted 1 February, 2019 by Townsville Chamber

The Australian Industry Group (AI Group)’s 2018 Workforce Development Needs Survey provides an important gauge of employer sentiment around skill needs andtraining practices at a critical time for industry transformation, has found major skills pressures facing employers. New approaches to education, training and re-skilling must be implemented to maximise the benefits of the digital economy. The […]

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APRA removes interest-only benchmark

APRA removes interest-only benchmark

Posted 1 February, 2019 by Townsville Chamber

APRA to remove interest-only benchmark for residential mortgage lending Published by APRA 19 December 2018, available here. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has announced that it will remove its supervisory benchmark on interest-only residential mortgage lending by authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs). The benchmark was put in place as a temporary measure in March 2017, […]

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Hotspots of Skills in Demand: January to June 2019

Hotspots of Skills in Demand: January to June 2019

Posted 30 January, 2019 by The Web

Hays Specialist Recruitment have released the Hays Jobs Report, with the following information published on their website here. If you’d like to know which skills are in demand, or what recruiting, salary or candidate trends are impacting your sector, this report has the answers.  The Hays Jobs Report is a guide to current hotspots of […]

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