2006 Opinion Articles

Paying the Price for a Tiered System

The Courier-Mail By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia Inefficiencies cost governments $9 billion each year The recent High Court decision validating the Federal Government's use of the corporations...

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Collaborate to Compete

Q&A with Steve Vamos Business Review Weekly Steve Vamos is Managing Director, Microsoft Australia and New Zealand and Chairman, BCA Education, Skills & Innovation Task Force The Business Council of...

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Services the Key to China FTA

The Age By John Denton Chairman BCA Trade and International Relations Taskforce. Bringing down barriers to exporting know-how is vital for our future, writes John Denton There is considerable pressure...

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Act Together or Kiss the Federation Goodbye

The Australian Financial Review By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia Michael Chaney argues federalism must be about co-operation, not takeover. Last week's High Court decision is a dramatic...

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Folly to Shackle Growth

The Australian By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia Unions seek to rewind Coalition and Labor industrial reforms, warns Business Council of Australia president Michael Chaney A CALL by...

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Prosperous Australians Reach for the Stars

The Age By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia The nation is becoming more aspirational, more confident and more capable, says Michael Chaney. THERE is an emerging shift in...

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Make the Most of New Review of Old Red Tape

By Steven Munchenberg Deputy Chief Executive Business Council of Australia No other issue unites business as the regulation blow-out does. Whether you run a company employing three staff or a...

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Complacency Will Cost Us Dearly

The Australian Financial Review By Hugh Morgan President Business Council of Australia A decade and a half of comprehensive economic reform has delivered strong growth and brought higher prosperity and...

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