2015 Media Releases

Statement on Multinational Tax Legislation

“The Business Council welcomes the passage of the government’s multinational tax bill through the Parliament. The legislation will see Australia play its part in responding to the OECD’s Base Erosion...

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Coastal Shipping Reforms Warrant a Second Look

“The Senate’s rejection of well-designed reforms to streamline coastal trading regulation is a major blow to lifting the competitiveness of Australia’s economy,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The Bill...

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Response to Harper Review Will Be Transformative

“Treasurer Scott Morrison has today announced a transformative agenda for national competition reform that will boost business competitiveness, grow the economy and create the right environment for job creation,” BCA...

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Statement on Investment in Australian Agriculture

“The legislation passed by the Parliament to lower the screening threshold for agribusiness and agricultural land will reduce investment in sectors that need foreign capital to reach their full potential,”...

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Statement on Radioactive Waste Management

“The Business Council welcomes the consultative approach being taken by the federal government to establish a new, dedicated facility to store radioactive materials,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer...

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