Media releases


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,”...

Statement on the rule of law

Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott today addressed comments made by ACTU secretary Sally McManus on the ABC’s 7.30 last night. “These grossly irresponsible comments can have dangerous real-world consequences, signalling to...