2015 Media Releases

Statement on ATO Company Tax Data

“The ATO’s publication of company tax data is an important input to the transparency and integrity of the Australian tax system,” Business Council of Australia (BCA) Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott...

Australia Has Played its Part in Paris Climate Change Talks

"Australia has made a solid contribution to what is significant progress on global greenhouse gas emissions reduction at the Paris climate change talks," Business Council of Australia (BCA) Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The outcomes...

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Statement on MYEFO 2015-16

“The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) highlights the inescapable need to carefully return to a structural surplus that is achieved through major program redesign, and to push ahead with...

Response to National Innovation and Science Agenda

“The National Innovation and Science Agenda highlights the critical importance of innovation in growing the Australian economy, creating jobs, lifting the competitiveness of large and small Australian businesses, and the...

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Statement on the Inquiry into Australia's Innovation System

"The report from the Senate Inquiry into Australia’s Innovation System reinforces the crucial role of innovation in driving economic growth and job creation in Australia,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott...