2008 Opinion Articles

Push Aside the Fog and Close the Gap

The Age By Greig Gailey President Business Council of Australia Business leaders recognise they have responsibilities to a broad range of stakeholders, not just to shareholders. Working Australians benefit from...

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Driving Business Offshore Is No Carbon Solution

The Australian By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia The Business Council of Australia (BCA) fully supports the introduction of an emissions trading scheme in Australia capable of...

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It’s Time to Rethink Trade Talks

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 The Business Council of Australia has...

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Devil in the Detail of Climate Plan

The Sydney Morning Herald By Greig Gailey President Business Council of Australia The release of the Federal Government's green paper on emissions trading options this week marks the beginning of...

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Innovative Ideas Needed to Boost Business

The Courier-Mail By Hutch Ranck Chairman BCA Education, Skills and Innovation Task Force Providing vouchers to innovative businesses that allow them to buy research from universities or research groups has...

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Innovative Ideas Needed to Boost Business

The Courier-Mail By Hutch RanckChairmanBCA Education, Skills and Innovation Task Force Providing vouchers to innovative businesses that allow them to buy research from universities or research groups has been the subject...

Devil in Detail of Getting ETS Right

The Age By Greig Gailey President Business Council of Australia The release of the federal government’s green paper on emissions trading options marks the beginning of one of the most...

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Respond to Carbon with Care

The Australian By Greig Gailey President Business Council of Australia THE draft report of the Garnaut review into the impacts and opportunities associated with climate change raises some important issues...

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Growth Key to Emissions Plan

The Age By Greig GaileyPresidentBusiness Council of Australia The introduction of a national emissions trading scheme is the single most important policy decision the Rudd government will make before the...