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Reform long overdue – pathway to getting it done welcome
We welcome the Morrison government’s comprehensive pathway to reform national environmental regulation, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Today...
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UK trade deal makes post-Brexit history
The Prime Minister's announcement on a Free Trade Agreement with the United Kingdom is a win for Australian exporters, businesses...
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Helping people get the business skills they need on the NSW South Coast
More Bega Valley business owners have an opportunity to get skills in business planning thanks to a $15,000 funding boost...
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NSW shows leadership again
Once again the NSW government has led the way with their announcement today to launch a pilot program to welcome...
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NSW property tax reform submission
The Business Council welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the NSW Property Tax Reform consultation paper. The BCA...
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Submission to Treasury Consultation Paper - Greater transparency of proxy advice
This is the submission of the Business Council of Australia (BCA) in response to the Treasury Consultation Paper Greater transparency of...
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Submission to the Digital Technology Taskforce
Digital innovation lifts productivity and living standards, and contributes to a stronger, fairer Australia. All Australians have benefited from the...
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Submission on the interim report: Indigenous Voice co-design process
The Business Council is committed to the empowerment of Indigenous Australians and the creation of opportunities for full participation in...
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Jennifer Westacott interview with Sally Sara, ABC RN Breakfast
Event: Jennifer Westacott interview with Sally Sara, ABC RN Breakfast Speakers: Sally Sara, host; Jennifer Westacott, chief executive Business Council...
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Jennifer Westacott interview with Peter Stefanovic, First Edition
Event: Jennifer Westacott interview with Peter Stefanovic, First Edition Speakers: Peter Stefanovic, host; Jennifer Westacott, chief executive Business Council of...
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Jennifer Westacott interview with Ross Greenwood, Sky News Business Weekend
  Event: Jennifer Westacott interview with Ross Greenwood, Sky News Business Weekend Speakers: Ross Greenwood, host; Jennifer Westacott, Business Council...
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Jennifer Westacott interview with Brooke Corte, Money News
Event: Jennifer Westacott interview with Brooke Corte, Money NewsSpeakers: Brooke Corte, host; Jennifer Westacott, chief executive Business Council of AustraliaTopics:...
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Business Council speech: Growth is the only way forward - PwC Federal Budget Insights
Speaker: Jennifer Westacott, Business Council of Australia chief executive Venue:  Online event, Sydney   When:  Wednesday, 12 May 2021 Topics:...
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Tim Reed speech, address to the 2021 annual dinner
Speaker: Tim Reed, Business Council of Australia President Venue:  The Fullerton Hotel, Sydney   Topics: Economic recovery, Business Council policy...
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Jennifer Westacott speech to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Business Envoy Speaker Series
Speaker: Jennifer Westacott AO, chief executive, Business Council of Australia Venue: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra Synopsis After...
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Jennifer Westacott, opening comments to the Senate committee on education and employment
Speaker: Jennifer Westacott AO, chief executive, Business Council of Australia Venue: Australian Parliament House, Canberra Topics: Workplace relations reform, enterprise...
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Growth is in the air as western Sydney hub booms
This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was first published in The Australian on Friday 18 June...
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Stronger regions mean a stronger Australia
This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was first published in The Canberra Times on Wednesday 26...
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Let’s shoot for champagne, not a beer budget
This article first appeared in The Australian on Saturday 8 May 2021 by Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer...
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Let light in on corporate watchers
This opinion article by Business Council President Tim Reed was published in The Australian Financial Review on Monday 3 May...
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Making Australia a world-leading digital economy
The Government is aiming for Australia to become a leading digital economy by 2030. The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the role...
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Asia Taskforce: How Team Australia can succeed in Asia
In October 2019, the Business Council of Australia and Asia Society Australia with PwC and the University of Sydney Business...
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Shifting gear: three steps to safely, quickly and permanently reopen Australia in 2021
As Australia embarks on its biggest ever peacetime operation to roll-out vaccines for COVID-19, our national approach to suppressing and...
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The state of enterprise bargaining in Australia
Enterprise agreements enable business and workers to share success. They remain the best way to keep people in work and...
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Chief economist's update - June 2021
Key points The global and Australian economies are bouncing back. Australia's recovery is evident in the March quarter National Accounts....
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Labour market update - February 2021
The February 2021 labour force data showed employment surged with 89,000 Australians finding work and the unemployment rate dropping sharply...
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Economic update - 2 December 2020
GDP growth rose 3.3% in the September quarter 2020 – the largest quarterly rise since 1976 and at the upper...
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Trends in Australian capital markets
*as at October 2019  Summary The value of unlisted equity has soared as a share of GDP since the end...
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The Biggies: Woolworths stacks up as ‘quiet hero’
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The Biggies: EY’s practical support comforted fire victims
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The Biggies: BP Australia makes big impact in crises
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The Biggies: Doctor Simon Doyle brought human touch in time of rare contact
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