2015 Media Releases
Statement on Suggested Changes to Tax Arrangements

“Some of the company tax measures announced today by the federal Opposition have the potential to slow economic growth and further diminish Australia’s competitiveness,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “While proposed changes to hybrid entities, reporting...

BCA Budget Submission Calls For 10-Year Plan For Growth

“The mounting pressures on the federal Budget have been a decade in the making and will inevitably worsen without a sustained effort over the next 10 years to put Australia back on track,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer...

BCA Welcomes Gender Reporting Changes

“The government’s streamlining of gender equity reporting requirements will help ensure that the data collected is meaningful and useful, and that the process is not unduly onerous or costly for businesses,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The right data...

Statement on the Final Report of the McClure Welfare Review

“The final report of the welfare system review provides a valuable roadmap for making our welfare system more sustainable and better focused on helping people into work,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “A New System for Better Employment and...

BCA Welcomes Gender Reporting Changes

“The government’s streamlining of gender equity reporting requirements will help ensure that the data collected is meaningful and useful, and that the process is not unduly onerous or costly for businesses,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The right data...

Statement on the Final Report of the McClure Welfare Review

“The final report of the welfare system review provides a valuable roadmap for making our welfare system more sustainable and better focused on helping people into work,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “A New System for Better Employment and...

BCA Supports Better Targeting of Childcare Funding

"The Productivity Commission’s recommendation that federal government funding for early childhood education and care should be better targeted is a welcome outcome of the review into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning," Business Council of Australia (BCA) Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott...

BCA Supports Better Targeting of Childcare Funding

"The Productivity Commission’s recommendation that federal government funding for early childhood education and care should be better targeted is a welcome outcome of the review into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning," Business Council of Australia (BCA) Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott...

Industry Growth Centres Are Key to Our Competitiveness

“The establishment of the government’s Industry Growth Centres goes to the very heart of how Australia will build competitiveness in the face of major global forces of change,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Today’s announcement of the Growth Centres...

Industry Growth Centres Are Key to Our Competitiveness

“The establishment of the government’s Industry Growth Centres goes to the very heart of how Australia will build competitiveness in the face of major global forces of change,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Today’s announcement of the Growth Centres...

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