2014 Media Releases

Heads Up Helps Build Mentally Healthy Workplaces

Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott has joined fellow members of the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance in welcoming today’s release of the ‘Heads Up’ initiative. “Business leaders recognise...

Major Milestones on Streamlined Environmental Approvals

“The Commonwealth Government achieved several important milestones today in its plans to remove duplication between the Commonwealth and the states on environmental approvals, without compromising our environmental heritage,” Business Council...

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Statement on the Commission of Audit Report

“The National Commission of Audit Report presents a stark picture of the unsustainable spending path Australia is currently heading down,” said Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott. “The...

Industry Growth Fund Sets the Right Course

“The establishment of an industry growth fund to help workers and firms in the automotive industry recognises the critical role governments play in assisting workers to up-skill for the jobs...

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Statement on Second Sydney Airport

“The announcement of a second airport for Sydney is overdue recognition of the city’s long-term aviation needs and is a valuable investment in jobs and the future growth of Western...

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