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Business welcomes a reduction in green tape duplication

The common-sense decision to slash green tape on major project approvals will make it easier for businesses to protect the environment, invest and get job creating projects off the ground, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “We applaud the...

Returning to the CBD and reducing red tape are keys to recovery

The Business Council strongly backs the New South Wales Government’s ongoing efforts to revitalise the Sydney CBD and power the recovery by attracting people and businesses back to the economic heart of the city. “We need a sustained, united and...

Common sense changes cut red tape, making it easier to do business

We thank the Senate for voting today to make it easier to do business by allowing the permanent use of electronic signatures and the electronic execution of documents, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said.“These welcome changes are common sense...

Reopening to the world is a light at the end of the tunnel

Australia’s reopening to the world signals the next critical step in our management of COVID-19 and positions us to supercharge our economic recovery, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “We welcome today’s announcement of the full reopening of Australia’s...

Business stands ready to take hold of the baton for growth

The Business Council strongly endorses the government’s view that now is the time to hand the baton of growth to the private sector, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The upcoming federal budget must fast-track the baton change from...

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