Media releases

Media releases include announcements of new reports, submissions and policy positions as well as day to day reactions to developments in policy areas related to the Business Council of Australia agenda.

Visit the media releases archive for news releases published prior to 2016.

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Media Team
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2019
2018
2017

WTO agreement a win for Australians

Australia’s accession to the World Trade Organisation’s Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) is a win for all Australians, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “By creating new opportunities for Australians...

Budget 2019

This is a strong and responsible budget that delivers a surplus, lowers personal income taxes and invests in jobs, health, education and infrastructure, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said....

Further climate policy detail welcomed

Australians want action on climate change, and they want a policy that delivers affordable and reliable energy, supporting industry, investment and jobs, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “We...

Commitment to independent wages system welcomed

Labor’s announcement today that it will maintain an independent minimum wage system is welcome, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Full-time workers deserve a wage that allows them to...