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.

For media enquiries:

Media Team
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Guidelines risk stalling the economy

It was a reckless decision by Western Australia’s Environment Protection Authority to release their carbon emissions guidelines yesterday, particularly when economic figures are already sluggish, Business Council chief executive Jennifer...

Stronger economic growth needed to boost wages

Today’s national accounts figures reveal a sluggish economy growing too slowly to deliver the growing wages and new jobs Australians deserve, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Australians are...

Planning decisions must remain independent

The NSW Opposition’s commitment to ignore independent planning processes if elected and block the $3 billion investment in the Narrabri gas project undermines the confidence and jeopardises the investment needed...