2007 Opinion Articles

The Vote to Secure our Fiscal Future

The Australian By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia The 2007 federal election will be one of the most important in many years in regard to determining the direction...

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The Tax Attack: Governments Hit Companies

The Age By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia Over the past 15 years, Australia’s uninterrupted economic growth and general prosperity have been the envy of the developed...

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Unions Want to Turn Back the Clock

The Australian Financial Review Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia.   It may well go down as one of the biggest attempted cons in recent times.   Unemployment is at 30-year...

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Climate Solutions Must Be Genuinely Global

Herald Sun By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia There’s no debate that’s dominated public thinking in recent times like climate change.   Just about every issue associated with the...

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Australia’s Golden Opportunity

The Age By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia As Australia enters its 16th year of continued economic expansion, a reasonable conclusion – based on history – is that...

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A Blueprint for Preserving Prosperity

The Australian Financial Review By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia A sustained commitment to reform is needed to keep living standards rising, writes Michael Chaney. As we move...

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CSR Belongs at the Very Core of Business

The Age By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia We can’t sustain a first-rate economy with a second-rate community, writes Katie Lahey. Corporate social responsibility continues to be...

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Doha Round Needs Strong Leadership

The Australian Financial Review By John W. H. Denton Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Corrs Chambers Westgarth Chairman, BCA Trade and International Relations Task Force Over the coming months, international trade...

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