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Australia-UK agreement to help lock in our recovery

The finalisation of a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom is a win for Australian exporters, businesses and workers, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. "This record setting deal means Australians will get comprehensive tariff-free and mostly quota-free...

Transparency key to good advice

Boosting the transparency of proxy advisors is a welcome move to increase accountability around decisions with economy-wide consequences, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Proxy advisors play a critical role maintaining accountability for shareholders, the significant influence they wield...

Time to secure our economic future

The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook shows the economy is poised to roar back to life, now we’ll need to lock this trajectory, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Our world class management of the pandemic and the quiet...

Reopening to the world crucial to building momentum

Confirmation that Australia will stick to the reopening plan for vaccinated skilled workers, students and working holiday makers is the right call to build on our economic momentum, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “This is a critical step...

Business backs call for reform

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet’s call to reinvigorate the reform process is a welcome addition to the national debate, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Business backs the Premier’s call for reform and a reimagined federation to deliver the jobs,...

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