2007 Opinion Articles

Injection of Facts into the IR Debate

The Australian By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia It takes a very significant risk to the economy for business groups representing the smallest of enterprises through to our...

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National Approach to Water

The Courier-Mail By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia Recent heavy rains across much of the east coast of Australia have brought welcome relief for many farmers and...

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The Mutual Benefits of Giving

The Australian Financial Review By Geoff Allen Chairman, Centre for Corporate Public Affairs Late last year Harvard management guru Michael Porter breathlessly proposed to a Sydney business audience “a new...

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Good Start on Greenhouse Plan

The Australian Financial Review By Rod Sims Director Port Jackson Partners Limited All Australian businesses now need to plan on a future with emissions trading, which will be a fundamental...

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Warming to a Vital Task

The Courier-Mail By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia An unlikely political consensus has been delivered following the announcement by Prime Minister John Howard last weekend that the...

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Next Election Vital for Future Prosperity

The Courier-Mail By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia This year’s federal election will be one of the most important in many years in determining the direction of the...

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