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Business welcomes greater coordination and consultation for NSW industry
Business welcomes the NSW government’s nation leading approach to industry policy, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The NSW...
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Skills will help secure Australia’s economic future
The government’s commitment to a digital skills passport is a critical step towards a more modern skills system that ensures...
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Rates decision signals the end of emergency measures
“Today’s decision on interest rates underlines unprecedented global volatility and makes clear Australia’s only option is building our economic resilience...
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Stronger regions are critical for a strong Australia
The government’s plan for stronger regions will be critical to building a stronger Australia, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott...
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Jennifer Westacott panel interview with Patricia Karvelas, RN Breakfast, ABC Radio
Event: Jennifer Westacott panel interview with Patricia Karvelas, RN Breakfast, ABC Radio Speakers: Patricia Karvelas, host, RN Breakfast, ABC Radio;...
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Jennifer Westacott interview with Sri Jegarajah and Martin Soong, Squawk Box Asia, CNBC
Event: Jennifer Westacott interview with Sri Jegarajah and Martin Soong, Squawk Box Asia, CNBCSpeakers: Sri Jegarajah, host, Martin Soong, host...
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Jennifer Westacott interview with Annette Beacher and Andrew Geoghegan, AusBiz online
Event: Jennifer Westacott interview with Annette Beacher and Andrew Geoghegan, AusBiz onlineSpeakers: Annette Beacher, host; Andrew Geoghegan, host; Jennifer Westacott,...
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Jennifer Westacott interview with Stephen Cenatiempo, 2CC Canberra
Event: Jennifer Westacott interview with Stephen Cenatiempo, 2CC CanberraSpeakers: Stephen Cenatiempo, host, 2CC Canberra; Jennifer Westacott chief executive, Business Council...
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We don’t have a moment to waste
This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was first published in the Australian Financial Review on Friday...
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A tale of two countries
This opinion article by Business Council president Tim Reed was first published in the West Australian on Saturday 5 February...
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Let's not slip into neutral
This opinion article by Business Council executive director Jess Wilson was first published in The Herald Sun on Saturday 22 January...
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As a nation of investors, we need transparency around proxy advice
This opinion article by Business Council President Tim Reed was first published in The Australian Financial Review on Thursday 20 January...
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Celebrating the Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement
Speaker: Jennifer Westacott, Business Council chief executive Event: Celebrating the Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement Delivery: Thursday, 7 April...
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Keynote Address: The Daily Telegraph's Future Western Sydney 2022
Speaker: Jennifer Westacott AO, chief executive, Business Council of AustraliaVenue: Walker Corporation, Parramatta SquareDate: Thursday 17 March 2022 People, places...
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President's address to the AGM and introduction to the Prime Minister
Speaker: Tim Reed, Business Council President   Event Business Council of Australia Annual General Meeting     Delivery: Wednesday 24...
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Address to the Australian Information Industry Association
Speaker: Jennifer Westacott AO Delivery: Thursday 18 November 2021 Venue: Online **Check against delivery** I would like to start by...
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Submission on Digital Platforms Services Inquiry Interim Report No. 5
This is the Business Council of Australia’s submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on the Discussion Paper...
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Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) inquiry into the Australia United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement...
The Business Council of Australia welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT)...
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Submission on foreign investment reforms
The Business Council of Australia (BCA) welcomes the opportunity to provide the Government with comments on options to enhance Australia’s...
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Submission on Business eInvoicing Right
The Treasury is seeking views on further options to support business eInvoicing adoption. This includes through the introduction of a...
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Unlocking the innovation potential of Australian companies
Australia’s national science agency CSIRO and the Business Council of Australia (BCA) have joined forces to reveal the strategies Australian...
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Sunshot : Australia’s opportunity to create 395,000 clean export jobs
Together, ACF, WWF-Australia, ACTU and BCA are today releasing Sunshot: Australia’s opportunity to create 395,000 clean export jobs, charting a...
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Achieving a net zero economy
The Business Council of Australia (BCA) supports achieving a net zero emissions economy by 2050. This paper sets out a...
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Be smarter about managing the virus
Protecting the health of Australians must remain our number one priority but a smarter, consistent and more predictable approach to...
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Chief economist's update - October 2021
Key points Management of the Delta variant of COVID remains the dominant factor influencing the Australian economy. The costs of...
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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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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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