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No place for modern slavery

The Business Council’s president, Grant King, and chief executive, Jennifer Westacott, have urged a comprehensive approach to combating modern slavery. “We strongly believe that Australia needs a comprehensive approach, including...

Business leaders fight for Australian prosperity

More than 70 chief executives representing the nation’s biggest employers are meeting with government and opposition this week to discuss priorities for a more competitive economy and strategies to lift...

Proposed "effects test" puts pressure on household bills

“The Turnbull government seems intent on putting pressure on the household bills of every Australian,” Business Council president Grant King said as parliament prepares to debate the Competition and Consumer...

Penalty rates ploy puts politics before people

“Labor and the Greens are putting political expediency ahead of good policy by walking away from new jobs, extra hours and fresh opportunities for small business, especially in regional Australia,”...