2014 Reports and Papers

BCA 2014 Indigenous Engagement Survey Report

The Business Council of Australia's 2014 Indigenous Engagement Survey Report shows companies are continuing to explore and find new ways of supporting Indigenous economic and social inclusion. While employment remains...

Australia’s Energy Advantages

Australia’s economy was shaped by access to low-cost energy. But energy costs are rising and our comparative advantage in energy is weakening.We need a balanced approach to energy policy. This...

Australia’s Energy Advantages

Australia’s economy was shaped by access to low-cost energy. But energy costs are rising and our comparative advantage in energy is weakening.We need a balanced approach to energy policy. This...

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Building Australia’s Innovation System

This paper, Building Australia’s Innovation System, was the Business Council of Australia’s submission to the Senate Economics Reference Committee Inquiry into the Australian Innovation System, lodged in September 2014. To...

Assessing the Impact of the Renewable Energy Target

The Business Council of Australia, together with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Minerals Council of Australia, has issued a joint statement calling for the Renewable Energy...

Building Australia’s Comparative Advantages

This discussion paper, Building Australia’s Comparative Advantages, builds on the work of the BCA’s 2013 Action Plan for Enduring Prosperity. It seeks to start a conversation about what it will...

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