2006 Opinion Articles

$300 Payment Feels Like a False Step

The Age By Melinda Cilento Chief Economist Business Council of Australia Earlier this year, the Business Council of Australia designated 2006 ‘the year of reform action’. After 18 months of...

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Innovate or Detonate: Let's Talk Turkey

Business growth depends on a new, wider definition of innovation, writes Katie Lahey. The Business Council of Australia wants a national debate on innovation policy. While innovation includes a broad range...

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The Need for Corporate Tax Review Is Urgent

internationaltaxreview.com By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia Without a continuous reform agenda to make sure Australia's economy remains globally competitive, the benefits of Australia's recent economic record...

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Smarten up Our Act on Innovation

The Australian Financial Review By Steve Vamos Chairman Managing Director Microsoft Australia Australia needs a new national debate on innovation policy, and not just because of the potential gains innovation...

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COAG: Standing Still Is Not an Option

The Age By Michael Chaney President, Business Council of Australia Underlying the Business Council of Australia’s agenda for renewed economic reform is choice. As the council advocated in its Four...

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Struggling with a Tangle of Red Tape

The Advertiser By Katie Lahey Chief Executive, Business Council of Australia Today, South Australian Premier Mike Rann will join his state and territory counterparts and the Prime Minister for what promises...

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Tax Reform Always Work in Progress

The Courier-Mail By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia LAST month, the Business Council of Australia issued a call for the country's tax system to be kept under "permanent...

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