2015 Media Releases

Statement on Corporate Tax

“The Senate inquiry into corporate tax has highlighted the importance of global efforts to ensure the international tax system remains robust and that companies have acted within the law in...

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Failure of TPP Reinforces Importance of ChAFTA

“The failure to conclude the highly anticipated Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is disappointing, but reinforces the importance of the Australian Parliament ratifying the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA),” Business Council...

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Across and BCA joint statement on tax reform

Groups representing business and the community sectors have called on Australia’s leaders to approach the task of tax reform in an open, inclusive and transparent way that does not rule...

Statement on Tax Reform

“Yesterday marked a low point for political leadership in Australia,” BCA President Catherine Livingstone said.  “Within hours of the Treasurer outlining a compelling case for the need for fundamental tax...

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Statement on the Treasurer’s Speech on Tax Reform

“The Business Council of Australia welcomes Treasurer Joe Hockey’s comprehensive assessment of the imperative and the scope for tax reform,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said.  “By highlighting that the...

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