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Stronger wages growth needed across the economy

The independent Fair Work Commission’s minimum wage increase is welcome relief for low-income earners but to control inflation, keep unemployment low and living standards high, Australia must get to work building a stronger, more productive economy, Business Council chief executive...

NSW reforms critical to boosting participation

The NSW Government’s childcare and paid parental leave changes are welcome reforms that will reduce the barriers for women who want to get back to work and help accelerate economic growth, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “NSW is...

Australia must lock in our momentum

The economy is growing, and the challenge will be maintaining and building momentum, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said.  “Our economy is poised for a world leading recovery but it hinges on our ability to sustainably drive investment, productivity and sustained...

Business welcomes an Albanese Labor government

Australia’s largest employers congratulate Labor leader Anthony Albanese on his election as Australia’s 31st Prime Minister, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Business congratulates Labor on it’s victory and looks forward to continuing to work together to meet the...

Business welcomes greater coordination and consultation for NSW industry

Business welcomes the NSW government’s nation leading approach to industry policy, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The NSW government’s efforts to coordinate industry strategies across the economy is the right way to build momentum and get new industries...

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