Address to the Business Council of Australia by Treasurer Wayne Swan

In this speech to a meeting of the Business Council of Australia, Treasurer Wayne Swan discusses the economic challenges and opportunities Australia faces, and outlines the Rudd Government's reform agenda.

Mr Swan spoke to the meeting following the release of the BCA’s submission to the 2008–09 Budget, Budgeting for Prosperity.

In the speech, Mr Swan says: ‘The reforms we put in place in this and successive budgets will be instrumental to building a more flexible, modern economy which creates a dynamic platform for business, and delivers for working families.’

A Modern Platform for Business: Speech by Treasurer Wayne Swan to the BCA