2006 Opinion Articles

Australia's Inevitable Reforms

The Wall Street Journal Asia By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia MELBOURNE – Australia's economic expansion is powering ahead, thanks to the current government's continuing commitment to free-market...

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Tax Reform Key to Our Future Growth

The West Australian 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...

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Complex Tax System Needs Modernising

The Advertiser By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia IT seems like yesterday we were in the midst of what was then described as the biggest ever tax...

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Doha Round: Time for Tough Decisions

Financial Times By: Peter Corish President, National Farmers' Federation, Australia John Denton Chairman Partner & Chief Executive Officer Corrs Chambers Westgarth Vince FitzGerald President, Australian Services Roundtable Sir, The World...

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R&D's Place in Innovation

The Australian Financial ReviewBy Steve VamosChairmanManaging DirectorMicrosoft AustraliaThe Business Council of Australia recently called for a new national debate on the importance and the nature of innovation. The substantial response...

Action Urged on Crucial Infrastructure

The Australian By Rod Pearse Chairman BCA Sustainable Growth Task Force CEO & Managing Director Boral Limited Growth depends on decisions being translated into tangible results, writes Rod Pearse The reform...

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Please Keep It Much Simpler, Stupid

The Age By Steven Munchenberg Deputy Chief Executive, Business Council of Australia Have you noticed that the Saturday morning cake stall has largely disappeared from our streets? This cornerstone of...

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Needed: One Push-Start to Doha Round

The Age By John W. H. Denton Chief Executive Officer, Corrs Chambers Westgarth It is vital that the world's major trading nations make a fresh start early in 2006 and...

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Getting the Measure of Unis’ Output

The Australian Financial Review By Phil Clark Business Council of Australia Representative, Research Quality Framework Expert Advisory Group Member, J.P. Morgan Advisory Council Businesses wishing to expand their innovation activity...

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