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.

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Business welcomes a step forward in the energy debate

We welcome the announcement by Labor today that they will take the National Energy Guarantee to the next election, said Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott. “The Business Council and...

The whole country benefits when business works together

The Business Council of Australia welcomes the government’s plan to use its purchasing power to ensure a fair deal for small business suppliers. “When business thrives, the whole country thrives....

Wages growth a matter of basic economics

The Wage Price Index data released today is proof that a productive economy is the best path to securing the living standards and growing wages Australians deserve, Business Council chief...

Strategic commitment to Asia welcomed

Labor’s pledge to boost Asian languages and literacy as part of its FutureAsia policy is a welcome strategic commitment to building and strengthening Australia’s ties with Asia, Business Council chief...

Addressing all parts of the energy trilemma is essential

Ahead of the Council of Australian Governments Energy Council meeting this week, representatives of Australia's small and large businesses; conservation groups; energy network, supply and services sectors; investors; property sector; and...