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Welcome progress on respect at work

The Business Council commends federal parliament for taking strong action today towards stamping out sexual harassment and discrimination in Australian workplaces.

Reopening vital to recovery

“Our economy is resilient and by sticking to the national plan to safely reopen as vaccination rates increase, we can get Australia back on the path to recovery,’’ Jennifer Westacott, chief executive of the Business Council of Australia said.

An open letter from the business community

We, the undersigned, represent businesses which employ almost one million Australians, and provide products and services to people right across the country. We have seen how effectively this country can come together over the past 18 months – with state...

Indemnity scheme to encourage workplace vaccinations

The nation’s employers now have greater certainty and confidence to manage COVID workplace vaccinations following the introduction of a national no fault vaccine indemnity scheme, Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott said.

NSW classroom return a step forward

“The staggered return of New South Wales students to the classroom will ease pressure on students and their families and is an important step forward,’’ Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said.

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