2015 Media Releases

A Workplace Framework for the Future

“Australia needs a visionary approach to workplace relations that rises above the ideological issues of the past and delivers a system that’s fit for the 21st century,” BCA Chief Executive...

Statement on Autumn Repeal Day

“The government’s third Repeal Day continues the significant progress being made in reducing red tape costs on business,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “While the net cost savings are...

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Reform to Higher Education Should Not End Here

“The failure of the government’s Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014 cannot be the end of the crucial process of reforming our higher education sector,” Business Council of Australia...

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Landmark Strategy to Make Graduates More Job Ready

University and business leaders today announced a comprehensive, national strategy to build the productive capacity of Australia's workforce, improve graduate job prospects and meet the skills needs of employers. Universities...

Statement on the Intergenerational Report

“Today’s Intergenerational Report (IGR) reinforces the magnitude of the task of putting the budget on a sustainable and equitable footing for future generations,” BCA President Catherine Livingstone said. “Importantly, however,...