Our ten policy agenda areas cover the risks and opportunities Australia faces and provide a blueprint for change by recommending actions across these policy areas that Australia needs to get right.
Our aspiration is for Australia to become the best place in the world in which to live, learn, work and do business.
Australia’s current taxation system was created for a different era and a different world. The system is holding back economic growth and, without action, the costs will build over time and affect living standards.View Policy
It is now widely recognised that the driver of economic growth, job creation and living standards in the years to come will be innovation.View Policy
The Business Council's people and workplaces policy agenda is focused on ensuring Australia's workplace relations system drives collaboration, innovation, and ultimately productivity – the key to job creation and wages growth.View Policy
Globalisation, digitisation and the ageing population are fundamentally changing the knowledge and skills workers will need to be successful in the 21st century.View Policy
Australia’s infrastructure must be planned, funded and delivered strategically to meet the needs of a growing economy and population.View Policy
Energy can be a comparative advantage for Australia’s economy for many years to come, but we need a clear and comprehensive suite of policies to realise our energy future.View Policy
Business and government need to adopt a global outlook in everything they do. Government needs to continue to build on the progress made through free trade agreements, and work with business to realise the benefits of these agreements.View Policy
By mid-century, Australia's economy will double in size and be home to more than 35 million people. How well we manage that will determine the quality and sustainability of our economy, our communities and our environment.View Policy
Good regulation protects consumers while supporting productivity and minimising unnecessary business costs.View Policy