2016 Media Releases

Business Council response to Section 46 announcement

The Business Council of Australia is disappointed by the government’s decision to change Section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act as proposed by the Harper review, BCA President Catherine...

Statement on Senate voting reforms

“The proposed changes to the system of voting for the Senate provide a vital opportunity to strengthen our system of governance,” Business Council of Australia President Catherine Livingstone said. “The...

Statement on the release of Infrastructure Australia plan

“The release of Infrastructure Australia’s (IA) first 15-year plan provides a clear direction for improving infrastructure provision in our growing cities and regions,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer...

BCA Calls for the Reinstatement of the ABCC

“The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) is an important piece of the jigsaw in ensuring the construction industry is more productive and cooperative.”“All participants in the industry – employers,...

Jennifer Westacott - public and proud

Jennifer Westacott is one of Australia’s most powerful women. She grew up in public housing in NSW, and studied at the University of New South Wales and the London School...

Business Council calls for the reinstatement of the ABCC

“The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) is an important piece of the jigsaw in ensuring the construction industry is more productive and cooperative.”“All participants in the industry – employers,...