2007 Opinion Articles

Unwieldy System Must Go

The Australian Financial Review By Tim Cox, Tax Partner PricewaterhouseCoopers As the dust settles on Labor’s election triumph, the new Australian Government now has an opportunity to address business tax...

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Education Overhaul Will Open Door of Opportunity

The Age By Hutch RanckChairmanBCA Education, Skills and Innovation Task Force When it comes to setting out a new social agenda for Australia, there appears to be a lot of...

Stakes Too High To Turn Back

The Australian By Greig Gailey President Business Council of Australia The federal election result underlined a clear shift in community sentiment about how Australia should harness the opportunities and tackle...

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A Time to Improve Social Prosperity

Herald Sun By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia. After 16 years of continuous economic growth, Australia is undoubtedly experiencing the best of economic times. Individual wealth continues...

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These Are Good Times, But Not for All

The Age By Michael Chaney Immediate Past PresidentBusiness Council of Australia Australia has never had it this good. The horizon of prosperity seems to stretch indefinitely into the distance. We’ve...

Make Sure We Don’t Waste Our Wealth

The Advertiser By Michael Chaney PresidentBusiness Council of Australia Australia has never had it this good. The horizon of prosperity seems to stretch indefinitely into the distance. We’ve experienced some...

Be Prepared for Emissions Trading

The Age By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia Regardless of which party forms the next government, Australia will have an emissions trading scheme operating nationally by no...

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Need to Rethink Employment Policy

The Age By Charlie Lenegan   Managing Director, Rio Tinto – Australia Australia approaches the federal election in an enviable position. Instead of our energies being directed towards the sorts of...

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Infrastructure Is a Road Half Travelled

The Australian Financial Review By Rod Sims Director, Port Jackson Partners Limited You could be forgiven for thinking Australia’s infrastructure problems are all due to a lack of funding by...

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Opportunity Too Good to Waste

The Australian Financial Review By John W. H. Denton Chairman, BCA Trade and International Relations Task Force Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Corrs Chambers Westgarth Australia as host of the...

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