Statement from BCA President Tony Shepherd following meeting with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott and I met with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and members of his...Read more
“Prime Minister Kevin Rudd must act to restore shaky business and consumer confidence by immediately marking out an agenda focused squarely on jobs, investment, competitiveness and growth,” Business Council of...Read more
“The Senate must take a stand against one of the most appalling policy debates in the current term of parliament and reject the government’s damaging Migration Amendment (Temporary Sponsored Visas)...Read more
“The Business Council of Australia welcomes the Coalition’s policy to establish a single approvals process for environmental assessment and approvals, without compromising the environment,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive...Read more
Key groups bringing together employers, employees and migrant welfare groups have jointly written to members of the federal parliament to urge them to oppose the Migration Amendment (Temporary Sponsored Visas)...
As parliamentarians return to Canberra for the final two weeks of sittings before the federal election, there is widespread speculation the government will introduce high-risk legislation to shore up political...Read more
“The federal government’s Migration Amendment (Temporary Sponsored Visas) Bill 2013 is mired in misinformation, damaging rhetoric and poor process and should be rejected”, Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer...Read more
Independent MPs Rob Oakeshott and Tony Windsor should be commended for putting jobs, business certainty and the economy first in deciding today not to support regressive amendments to the Fair...Read more