Business

Databases

National Construction Code
contains the Building Code of Australia Commercial and Residential Volumes (Volumes One & Two including Vol One Appendices) and the new Plumbing Code of Australia (PCA) Volume Three

Web Sites

Business

ABS
This site provides free on-line access to all Australian Bureau of Statistics publications and selected spreadsheets released since 1998. Statistics include: Population trends and estimates, Crime and justice, Health, Labour force, International trade, Pricing, Consumer income and expenditure, Transport services and more.
Australian Financial Review
Find the latest business, economic and financial news on this site.
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Information for small businesses especially “Running a small business”.
ASX
This site aims to provide you with detailed information about the various investments Australian Securities Exchange has available for trading.
BECIR – Business Enterprise Centre Ipswich Region
BECIR covers information resources and services for small business owners in Ipswich. The site includes events and workshops and links to business planning tools. BECIR is a not for profit association.

Business.gov.au
Whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.
Getting into Business
Use this access entry point to Queensland Government information and resources to find out how to get started in business in Queensland. It includes links to grants, licenses, tools and resources that help to support businesses to grow.
Ipswich City Council – Business
This site provides information for businesses in Ipswich. It includes a local economic profile, demographic trends, regional plans and information on programs relevant to local economic development.
Ipswich Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The site includes Chamber events, member listings and local and national media articles. This organisation aims to support and strengthen the Ipswich business community and help local businesses to stay up to date with business happenings.
Statistics Qld
This site contains a wide range of demographic, economic and social data relating to the state of Queensland.
White Pages
Search for residential, business and government contact details.
Yellow Pages
Search the online version of the classic business directory.

Law

Australian Institute of Criminology
The Australian Institute of Criminology is Australia’s pre-eminent national crime and criminal justice research agency. The Institute plays an important role conducting timely and proactive research on crime and criminology, and disseminating information.
AUSTLII – Australasian Legal Information Institute
Full text Australian Commonwealth legislation (Acts and Regulations) and case law (High Court, Federal Court decisions) and State legislation & case law.
Australian Law Selected websites
List of websites selected and maintained by the National Library of Australia
FindLaw Australia
Free legal information, lawyer profiles and a community to help you make the best legal decisions.
Law For You
Plain English legal information for family, immigration, money, planning and small business.
Queensland Law Handbook
Easy-to-understand details of over 60 areas of law, including: marriage & divorce, work, contracts & consumer law, domestic violence, and wills & estates.
Queensland Legislation
From the Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel, Queensland legislation is fully searchable.