Media releases


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Growing support for Modern Slavery Act

We welcome Labor's commitment to support an Australian Modern Slavery Act. Australians’ living standards have risen enormously through greater international trade. However, it has also increased the risk that products...

Paris agreement remains in Australia's interest

The Australian Climate Roundtable today welcomed continued bipartisan commitment to the Paris Agreement. The Roundtable brings together representatives and advocates for a broad swathe of the community, including the Australian...

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...