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Setting up long term growth, not a short term comeback

Growing our economy by just one per cent extra a year would leave each Australian $770 better off per year and help us return to full employment, according to the Business Council of Australia’s pre-budget submission.

Joint statement: IR Omnibus Bill needs to be passed this week

Australia’s leading industry groups are calling for Parliament to vote on the IR Omnibus Bill this week and for all Senators to support it. There is no valid reason why the Bill should be delayed. The certainty that these reforms...

Business welcomes OECD appointment

The Business Council congratulates Mathias Cormann on his appointment as secretary of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “This well-deserved appointment is confirmation of Australia’s place as a global leader in...

New support to save jobs

New support for tourism and aviation will save jobs and keep businesses going until they can ramp back up again, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “This is a job saving package and a huge boost for some of...

New pathways to employment welcome

The Business Council welcomes the Morrison Government’s move to boost apprenticeships and prepare Australians for the opportunities of the future, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “New funding for apprenticeships and trainees will be crucial to help displaced workers...

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