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Big business means big employment

Australia’s big employers have become the only segment of the private economy to boost its overall number of employees last financial year, new statistics show. The latest data from the Australian Bureau...

Statement on the Clean Energy Finance Corporation

The Business Council welcomes today’s announcement that the federal government intends to remove carbon capture and storage (CCS) from the ”prohibited technologies” under the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Act 2012....

Big businesses commit to fast, fair payments

Australia’s leading large businesses have joined forces to help solve one of the greatest problems facing small business owners and operators. The Australian Supplier Payment Code, unveiled today by the Business...

Business Council statement on budget 2017-18

“Treasurer Scott Morrison has delivered a practical and workable Budget in the face of sustained political gridlock in Canberra that has stifled much-needed, wider reform,” said Business Council chief executive...

School funding pledge a welcome breakthrough

“We welcome this positive breakthrough by the Turnbull government to cement political consensus around the principle of a sustainable, needs-based funding model in school education,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer...