“The BCA welcomes Senator Xenophon’s intention to consult with business on his proposed amendments to the Carbon Farming Initiative legislation,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. Ms...Read more
Today’s call from Employment Minister Eric Abetz for the Senate to consider the impact of blocking reforms to the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act has been supported by the...Read more
“The deal reportedly struck between the Greens and the Palmer United Party (PUP) to block reforms that would remove unnecessary double-handling under the EPBC Act is a backward step for...Read more
“The Australian Government’s Energy Green Paper is a welcome opportunity for consultation on how to achieve Australia’s potential as a global energy superpower,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer...Read more
The Draft Report of the Competition Policy Review sets the scene for a generational shift in competition policy that addresses the challenges of globalisation and technology while delivering long-term benefits...
“The speech by the Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development today highlighted the major competitiveness problems in our coastal shipping sector, and the need for urgent reform of the Coastal...Read more
“The passage of the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014 will enable businesses to respond quickly to global competition, and maintain and create jobs,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer...Read more