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Townsville Chamber update – 15 March 2019

15 March, 2019

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Single Touch Payroll (STP) Update from Regional Business Services

26 February, 2019

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Townsville Chamber update – 8 Feb 2019

8 February, 2019

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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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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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Donation Ban Update

Donation Ban Update

Posted 17 January, 2019 by The Web

The following is an excerpt from the Property Council of Australia’s Advocacy Alert. The Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) has issued fresh advice to property developers, following the passage of Commonwealth legislation aimed at preventing state-based campaign donation laws from impacting on federal elections.  The new advice relates to the Queensland Government’s Prohibited Donor Scheme, which aims […]

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Payment Times Included as a Condition for Future Government Contracts

Payment Times Included as a Condition for Future Government Contracts

Posted 27 December, 2018 by The Web

The article was published on the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman website and is available to view in full here. “The announcement by the Prime Minister in November, to ensure large businesses pay small to medium enterprises (SMEs) within 20 days as a condition of future government contracts is a major win for […]

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