2010 Opinion Articles

School Education Must Be National Priority

Herald Sun By Michael AndrewChairman, BCA Education, Skills and Innovation Task Force Julia Gillard has announced that, if re-elected, the government will give school principals the power to appoint teachers...

Economic Prosperity Depends on Migration

The Australian Financial Review By Graham Bradley President, Business Council of Australia Discussion of population growth and its effect on the Australian way of life has been a big feature...

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Reform Born of Mutual Respect

Herald Sun By Graham Bradley President, Business Council of Australia As we approach a federal election, it’s time for Australia’s leaders to promote the essential connection between economic success and...

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Taking Care of Business

The Age By John W.H. Denton Chairman, BCA Global Engagement Task Force This weekend the leaders of the Group of 20 nations will be meeting in Canada. They are meeting...

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Scrap RSPT and Start Again from Ground Up

The Australian Financial Review By Graham Bradley President, Business Council of Australia An important lesson from previous tax reform is the benefit that flows from having a proper process. Almost...

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Don’t Spook the Punters

The Age By John W.H. Denton Chairman, BCA Global Engagement Task Force Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Corrs Chambers Westgarth Foreign investment has played a vital role in the economic...

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Radical Reform Changes Game

The Australian Financial Review By Katie Lahey Chief Executive, Business Council of Australia As the dust settles from the release of the government’s response to the Henry review, a clearer...

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If We Want More People We Have to Plan Better

The Australian By Graham Bradley President, Business Council of Australia Recent contention about the optimum population for Australia, sparked by the release of the Intergenerational Report, is nothing new. We’ve...

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