2016 Media Releases

Victorian gas ban will hit businesses and consumers

The Victorian Government’s decision to ban exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas in Victoria will be a dead weight on economic growth and energy security in that state,...

Business Council statement on the 2016 federal election

“BUSINESS is appealing to Australia’s political leaders to provide a roadmap as soon as possible through the uncertainty of an unclear election result to a functioning government,” Business Council chief...

Business Council statement on Brexit vote

“Australian businesses are carefully monitoring global markets, following the British decision to leave the EU last week,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “While the underlying fundamentals of Australia’s...