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Net zero a chance to end climate division

The Morrison government’s plan to achieve net zero by 2050 helps build the certainty businesses need to get on with the transition by investing and creating new jobs, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “We now have a bipartisan...

Vaccine milestones building momentum

Victoria’s decision to join New South Wales and safely end hotel quarantine for vaccinated travellers will build confidence and certainty in our reopening plans, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Today’s announcement is welcome, we urge the Victorian government...

Common-sense changes to cut red tape

Permanent changes to allow companies to use electronic signatures and hold virtual meetings will let us focus on creating jobs and boosting the recovery, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “It’s just common sense to make these road-tested changes...

NSW set to re-join the world

New South Wales is leading the nation and reopening Australia to the world by easing restrictions safely and giving people certainty about the future, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “In return for doing the right thing and getting...

Achieving net-zero with more jobs and stronger regions

The Business Council of Australia is today releasing a blueprint to achieve net-zero emissions and position Australia to reap an economic dividend of $890 billion and 195,000 jobs over the next 50 years. The plan would accelerate emissions reduction and...

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