2003 Media Releases

Australia Loses Competitive Opportunity

The Business Council of Australia said it was disappointed with the government’s decision today to withdraw proposed legislation removing tax measures that hamper the flow of skilled labour into Australia....

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Release of Executive Pay Best Practice Principles

Best practice principles to provide companies and their boards guidance on developing and structuring executive pay packages have been released today. Development of the Executive Remuneration: Best Practice Principles and...

Business Urges Changes to CLERP 9

The Business Council of Australia said today it supported the majority of the CLERP 9 corporate governance proposals but continued to have serious concerns about key aspects of the package....

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Business Welcomes Senate Debate

The Business Council of Australia said today it strongly supports reform of the Senate and efforts to engage the wider community in this debate. “We need to consider ways to...

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Labor’s CLERP Package a Backward Step

Proposals on corporate governance released by the federal Opposition were counter to both shareholder interests and company performance, the Business Council of Australia said today. BCA President, Dr John Schubert,...

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BCA Elects New President

The Business Council of Australia has elected Mr Hugh Morgan AC as its new president for a term of two years. At the BCA’s Annual General Meeting in Sydney yesterday,...

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Business Leaders Support Working Families

A Business Council of Australia survey has revealed that Australia’s largest companies are leading the way in adopting strategies aimed at supporting working parents. These policies and strategies include paid...