2015 Media Releases
ChAFTA Case Study: Professional Services (Legal) - King & Wood Mallesons

Professional Services (Legal) - King & Wood Mallesons (KWM)KWM background and China operationsKing & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is the world's first and only global law firm headquartered in Asia.KWM was established in March 2012 by the combination of Australia's leading law...

ChAFTA Case Study: Financial Services - ANZ

Financial Services – Australia and New Zealand Banking GroupANZ’s ‘super-regional’ strategy is to build the best connected, most respected bank across the Asia–Pacific region. ANZ employs over 49,000 people worldwide, 26,000 of whom are employed outside Australia.ANZ has had a continuous...

ChAFTA Case Study: Transport - Qantas Airways Limited

Transport – Qantas Airways LimitedQantas is Australia’s largest international and domestic airline. Today, the Qantas Group employs more than 30,000 people and is a diverse global aviation business. Qantas and Jetstar carry around 47 million passengers each year.Qantas believes ChAFTA will...

ChAFTA Case Study: Mining and Resources - Rio Tinto Australia

Mining and Resources – Rio Tinto Australia Rio Tinto is a leading global mining group that focuses on finding, mining and processing the Earth’s mineral resources. It is listed on the ASX, and is strongly represented globally. This global presence enables Rio...

ChAFTA Case Study: Agriculture - JBS Australia Pty Limited

Agriculture - JBS Australia Pty LimitedAs the largest meat processing and value adding business in the country, with a business that covers beef, lamb, pork, small goods and prepared meals, JBS Australia (JBS) sees the completion of the ChAFTA will open...

ChAFTA Case Study: Manufacturing - BlueScope Steel

Manufacturing - BlueScope SteelBlueScope Steel Limited is an ASX100 company.  It is Australia’s largest steel manufacturer and its only flat steel producer.  The company’s well-known brands include COLORBOND® steel, ZINCALUME® steel and the LYSAGHT® range of steel building products.BlueScope employs approximately...

Competition Policy Discussions a Crucial First Step

“Treasurer Scott Morrison’s decision to discuss competition reforms with state and territory Treasurers in the key areas of human services delivery, planning and zoning, infrastructure regulation, road pricing and retail trading hours, is a much welcome renewal of the policy...

First Steps to Make the Fair Work Act Future-Oriented

“The sensible amendments agreed to by the government and Senate crossbenchers are the first steps to create a workplace relations system that drives collaboration, innovation, and ultimately productivity,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said.“We congratulate the government and crossbenchers on...

BCA Response to ALP's ChAFTA Conditions

“The release of amendments to the Migration Act proposed by the ALP as a precondition for its support of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) provides much needed clarity on changes the ALP is seeking,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott...

BCA Welcomes Release of OECD BEPS Package

“The release of the final package of the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) measures is an important next step in the modernisation of global tax arrangements,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The 21st century...

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