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Skills will help secure Australia’s economic future

The government’s commitment to a digital skills passport is a critical step towards a more modern skills system that ensures workers can take advantage of big economic changes, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said.  “The Business Council has long...

Rates decision signals the end of emergency measures

“Today’s decision on interest rates underlines unprecedented global volatility and makes clear Australia’s only option is building our economic resilience and boosting our competitiveness,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The RBA has drawn a line under two years...

Stronger regions are critical for a strong Australia

The government’s plan for stronger regions will be critical to building a stronger Australia, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The government’s regional economic plan is an important step towards unleashing the full potential of our regions with big...

Longer greenfields agreements deliver certainty

A move to longer greenfields agreements is a good step to giving businesses the certainty needed to unlock investment and securing wage growth for workers, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “As part of a suite of measures, six...

Labour gaps holding us back this Easter

Travellers facing delays this Easter are at the epicentre of inevitable labour shortages caused by two years of economic shutdown, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “As the economy comes out of hibernation and roars back to life, new...

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