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Wages growth a matter of basic economics

The Wage Price Index data released today is proof that a productive economy is the best path to securing the living standards and growing wages Australians deserve, Business Council chief...

Addressing all parts of the energy trilemma is essential

Ahead of the Council of Australian Governments Energy Council meeting this week, representatives of Australia's small and large businesses; conservation groups; energy network, supply and services sectors; investors; property sector; and...

Strategic commitment to Asia welcomed

Labor’s pledge to boost Asian languages and literacy as part of its FutureAsia policy is a welcome strategic commitment to building and strengthening Australia’s ties with Asia, Business Council chief...

Energy sector needs certainty to invest

A price benchmark for electricity bills is a welcome step to drive lower power costs for families and small business but further action is needed to improve affordability, reliability and...

Business welcomes moves to clarify conditions for casuals

The Government has acted to give businesses and workers certainty about conditions for casual employees by intervening in Workpac v Rossato currently before the Federal Court, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott...