Business Environment

Support Measures to Assist Businesses Affected by COVID-19

6 April, 2020

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Media Release: Response to the State Government’s measures to help businesses in Queensland

24 March, 2020

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Townsville Chamber calls on Queensland Government to support small businesses

23 March, 2020

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ROSS: Our region needs a chance to be competitive

ROSS: Our region needs a chance to be competitive

Posted 10 July, 2021 by TVL Chamber

REINSURANCE POOL CONSULTATION PAPER This week, Townsville Chamber joined industry experts and passionate insurance advocates to provide feedback to Federal Treasury about the design of the $10b Reinsurance Pool for Cyclone and Flood Related Damage (RPCFRD). Our region needs to ensure that the cost of insurance is competitive, available and affordable. The insurance market failure for Property, Contents and Strata in Northern […]

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ROSS: COVID-19 Alert System to Avoid Panic

ROSS: COVID-19 Alert System to Avoid Panic

Posted 2 July, 2021 by TVL Chamber

Townsville Chamber of Commerce CEO Ross McLennan has called for a simple tiered alert system that would give clarity for everyone and prevent confusion around the restrictions in place.  “The snap three-day lockdown in Townsville has really highlighted what happens when the public is confused and acting from fear. Eighteen months in, this is not […]

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Lockdown Update

Lockdown Update

Posted 30 June, 2021 by TVL Chamber

Today, on the last day of the financial year, the Townsville CBD resembled a ghost town. We had virtual meetings with a range of senior government officials, and Chambers of Commerce from across the state to look at solutions and provide feedback focused on the continual improvement of the processes and systems delivered in the northern regions. While south-east […]

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ROSS: 139 Years Young

ROSS: 139 Years Young

Posted 18 June, 2021 by TVL Chamber

For almost 140 years, thanks to the support of members, the Townsville Chamber of Commerce has been the independent, apolitical voice of the North Queensland business community. Townsville Chamber’s membership base is growing. This month alone, our volunteer board has ratified 10 new members from a range of industries.  This is encouraging and a sign […]

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ROSS: The State of the State Budget

ROSS: The State of the State Budget

Posted 14 June, 2021 by TVL Chamber

The Queensland Government is due to hand down its budget in parliament tomorrow. State budgets don’t get the limelight of the federal budget, and it begs the question, where do the states get their money from, and how can it better support business growth in the region? Before federation, the colonies (now states) income was […]

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Townsville Origin Central

Townsville Origin Central

Posted 4 June, 2021 by TVL Chamber

State of Origin is great news for Townsville and has truly put us on the map this week. I commend all of those involved from all levels of government for making this a reality. With support from Townsville City Council and civic leaders, the Queensland Government definitely got the jump on southern states, and the […]

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