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It’s time to reopen, reunite and recover: a pathway out

New research from the Business Council of Australia shows almost 80 per cent of Australians want lockdowns and restrictions phased out once we meet our vaccination targets. The research comes as the Business Council unveils a plan to deliver on...

Welcome progress on respect at work

The Business Council commends federal parliament for taking strong action today towards stamping out sexual harassment and discrimination in Australian workplaces.

Reopening vital to recovery

“Our economy is resilient and by sticking to the national plan to safely reopen as vaccination rates increase, we can get Australia back on the path to recovery,’’ Jennifer Westacott, chief executive of the Business Council of Australia said.

An open letter from the business community

We, the undersigned, represent businesses which employ almost one million Australians, and provide products and services to people right across the country. We have seen how effectively this country can come together over the past 18 months – with state...

Indemnity scheme to encourage workplace vaccinations

The nation’s employers now have greater certainty and confidence to manage COVID workplace vaccinations following the introduction of a national no fault vaccine indemnity scheme, Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott said.

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