Media releases


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Productivity focus essential to lift wages

“Treasurer Scott Morrison is right to refocus on the urgent need to boost productivity across the economy – the only way to sustainably deliver better jobs and higher incomes for...

Small and big business unite behind company tax plan

Small business has united with the nation’s largest companies in urging the federal parliament to back a competitive tax rate of 25% for all Australian companies. Peter Strong, chief executive...

New energy plan offers hope

“For years now, the Business Council has been calling for an energy policy that can endure the vagaries of politics while ensuring reliability, improving affordability and meeting the government’s emissions...

A new plan for a skilled Australia

Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott will today propose a new tertiary education and training system to prevent Australians falling through the cracks as technology continues to transform the economy....