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Child care changes good for all Australians

The government’s child care changes are a crucial step to fixing the barriers to women who want to get back to work and boosting economic growth, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “This doesn’t just help make a fairer...

Greater transparency for shareholders welcome

The government’s commitment to boosting the transparency of advice and decisions made by proxy advisors is a welcome step towards greater accountability, Business Council President Tim Reed said. “The decisions made by proxy advisors have big implications on how businesses...

$210 billion boost by driving the digital economy

New Business Council analysis shows that Australia could be $210 billion better off over the next 20 years if we speed up our shift to a digital economy. The analysis, completed by EY for the BCA’s digital economy and telecommunications...

Boosting female workforce participation for a $5 billion economic boost

Australia could grow the economy by $5 billion, make it easier for women to get back into work and give families more control over how they raise their kids by fixing the broken child care and paid parental leave systems....

Above and beyond – Biggies winners announced

The outstanding efforts of the people who work for ATCO, Coles and Woolworths were recognised on Monday night when over 350 business, government and community leaders came together for the Business Council’s annual dinner and inaugural Biggies awards. The Biggies...

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