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Crossbenchers show political guts by improving building code legislation

“We welcome the Senate voting to bring forward the transition to the new Building Code,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said after the passage of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Amendment Bill 2017 last night. “Senator Hinch...

No room for partisan politics in energy

Representatives of Australian communities, including civil society, households, workers, investors, business energy users and energy suppliers today challenged all political leaders to stop partisan antics and work together to reform Australia’s energy systems and markets to deliver the reliable, affordable...

Failure to pass enterprise tax plan in full puts farmers at risk

Valuable new Asian export markets are in jeopardy if the Parliament does not pass the Government’s enterprise Tax Plan in full. This was the message from National Farmers Federation chief executive Tony Mahar and Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott...

Business supports accelerated transition to new building code

"We firmly support the Turnbull government's move to bring forward the transition to the new Building Code," Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said today. "We have long supported the reinstatement of the ABCC and this change will accelerate efforts...

Joint statement on the renewable energy target

"We are reassured that the Federal Government does not intend to alter the existing Renewable Energy Target, which was settled in a bipartisan decision less than two years ago," Australian Industry Group Chief Executive Innes Willox and Business Council of...

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