Media releases

Media releases include announcements of new reports, submissions and policy positions as well as day to day reactions to developments in policy areas related to the Business Council of Australia agenda.

Visit the media releases archive for news releases published prior to 2016.

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Media Team
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Planning for growth can boost our regions

A focus on our regions and vital infrastructure are welcome additions to Australia’s population debate, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Australia needs a strategic population plan that doesn’t...

Business welcomes employment services reform

Employers welcome the government’s announcement that it will reform the employment services system to give disadvantaged job seekers the best chance to find work, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott...

Common sense decision will help protect jobs

Yesterday’s decision by the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to withdraw their reckless carbon emissions guidelines will help protect jobs and investment, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said....

Business welcomes sensible changes to skilled visas

The economy will receive a welcome boost from changes that give businesses with proven track records of investing in the Australian economy faster access to the skills they need, Business...