Business Chamber Queensland’s Latest Business Sentiment Data
Join Business Chamber Queensland’s expert policy and research team to understand what the latest business sentiment data means for businesses in Brisbane – now and in the future.
We’ll take a look at what businesses are saying about:
- State and national 12 month outlooks
- General business conditions
- Sales and revenue
- Operating costs
- Labour costs
- Employment levels, and
- Capital expenditure
Date: Thursday 25 May 2023
Time: 12:00 PM • 120 MINUTES
The Pulse Survey has been measuring Queensland business confidence and expectations for more than 20 years.
The survey is the most authoritative, timely and comprehensive snapshot of Queensland business sentiment, providing critical insights into the opinions of business owners across the state.
Pulse includes detailed measurements on employment levels, turnover and business profitability – knowledge that adds a great degree of confidence to the strategic planning and future investment decisions of your business.
About Business Chamber Queensland
We know business matters.
Business Chamber Queensland puts business first.
For 155 years we have represented businesses of every industry, every size and in every part of the state. Formerly Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), we’re an independent, not-for-profit organisation, with a rich legacy of putting Queensland business first, providing practical support backed by innovative thinking and powerful advocacy.
We help businesses prosper by supporting, educating and empowering them to capitalise on the extraordinary opportunities on offer in Queensland – now and into the future.
At Business Chamber Queensland, we know business matters and what matters to Queensland businesses.
Hai Pham, Policy Advisor at Business Chamber Queensland
Hai Pham is an economist and a policy advisor in the Policy and Advocacy team at Business Chamber Queensland. As a policy advisor, he is responsible for the development of Business Chamber Queensland’s policy submissions and research projects across a broad policy space. He also manages relationships with other Queensland chambers of commerce, and provides support and insights to businesses and policy makers across all sectors and regions in Queensland.
Hai has previous experience in research, management consulting and quantitative analysis. Prior to Business Chamber Queensland, Hai worked as an economist for one of the top economics practices in Australia, gaining extensive experience in economics analysis, stakeholder engagements and strategic planning. During this time, he worked extensively in various industries, including tourism, education, policy advisory and health economics.
Future planning and sustainability are the main focus of Hai’s career, through his extensive experience in forecasting and policy development in tourism, school and higher education modelling as well as workforce planning. Hai holds an Honours degree in Economics from the University of Queensland, and a Graduate Diploma in Education from Queensland University of Technology.
Michael Merlo, Economist and Policy Adviser at Business Chamber Queensland
Michael Merlo is an economist and a policy advisor in the Policy and Advocacy team at Business Chamber Queensland.
Michael is responsible for the development of Business Chamber Queensland’s policy submissions and research projects across a broad policy space.
He also manages relationships with other Queensland chambers of commerce and provides support and insights to businesses and policy makers across all sectors and regions in Queensland.
Michael has a Bachelor of Economics and Graduate Diploma in Governance and Public Policy from the University of Queensland.