2015 Media Releases
Australian Agriculture Needs Investment to Reach its Potential

“The Shadow Trade Minister’s commitment to amend the government’s proposed requirements for Foreign Investment Review Board screening of investments in agribusiness and agricultural land, is welcome recognition of the important role foreign investment will play in the future of the...

Term of BCA President Catherine Livingstone Extended

The members of the Business Council of Australia (BCA) have voted to extend the two-year term of President Catherine Livingstone by twelve months. “Catherine is one of Australia’s most highly respected and thoughtful business leaders and I am delighted she...

Australia Deserves an Informed Conversation on Tax Reform

“Misleading comments on tax reform made today by both the Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, grossly underestimate the community’s understanding of what needs to be done to grow the Australian economy and create jobs,” BCA Chief...

Boosting Employment Outcomes for People with Disability

Business Council of Australia (BCA) Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott will today launch Recognising Ability: Business and the Employment of People with Disability, a report which looks at the role business can play in driving greater workforce participation and inclusion for...

Boosting Employment Outcomes for People with Disability

Business Council of Australia (BCA) Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott will today launch Recognising Ability: Business and the Employment of People with Disability, a report which looks at the role business can play in driving greater workforce participation and inclusion for people...

Business Council Welcomes ChAFTA Bipartisanship

“The government and Opposition should be congratulated for negotiating in good faith to secure the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) in what will be a win for Australian jobs, businesses and a strong economy for years to come,” Business Council...

New Resource to Help Business Promote Jobs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Employers looking to hire Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now have a new resource from the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC).The AHRC will launch ‘Targeted recruitment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people – A guideline for employers’ developed...

Governance is Stronger When Two Worlds Connect

In Sydney today the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion, officially launched a new service, Independentdirectory, designed to boost the governance and effectiveness of Indigenous corporations.Independentdirectory is a joint initiative of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations and...

Joint Senate Report Clears the Way for ChAFTA Ratification

“The Joint Standing Committee on Treaties’ (JSCOT) report on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has cleared the way for a speedy ratification of the biggest bilateral trade deal in our history,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The Senate...

ChAFTA Case Study: Mining and Resources - Fortescue Metals Group Limited

Mining and Resources - Fortescue Metals Group LimitedFortescue Metals Group is a global leader in the iron ore industry, recognised for its culture, innovation and industry-leading development of world-class infrastructure and mining assets in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.Since it...

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