Media releases


2019
2018
2017

Trump tax plan a call to action - we must reform now

“Australia’s tax competitiveness is already woeful and our broader competitiveness ranking is mediocre at best. US company tax reductions of this magnitude will only push us further behind” said Business...

Business Council statement on West Australian Budget

We acknowledge the new government has inherited a difficult budget position, and they are clearly making a genuine effort to control spending. We also commend the Treasurer for resisting misguided...

Growth figures a call to action for political leaders

“These numbers are encouraging but certainly aren’t cause for complacency – one swallow does not make a summer,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said today following the release of...

Big and small business combine forces

The country’s biggest and smallest businesses are joining forces to advance sensible economic reform to drive a new wave of prosperity for Australians. The Business Council of Australia and the...

Momentum builds towards modern slavery act

“We welcome the Turnbull government’s announcement that it will pursue a Modern Slavery Act, an initiative that we have vocally supported,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Greater global...