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What a Jobs Summit ‘win’ would look like

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was first published in The Australian Financial Review on Monday 15 August 2022 The Jobs and Skills Summit is an important opportunity to find common ground. I believe we can....

Business is not profiting at the expense of workers’ wages

This opinion article by Business Council chief economist Stephen Walters was first published in The Australian Financial Review on Monday 8 August 2022 Who benefits most from a growing economy, workers or business? Of course, the answer is both. This...

Release handbrakes on growth to drive nation’s prosperity

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was first published in The Australian on Friday 29 July 2022 With heightened global uncertainty the new normal, the only way Australia can forge ahead and fortify its resilience is...

Time to clear a path forward

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was first published in The Australian on Wednesday 8 June 2022 With the federal election receding in the rear-view mirror, now is the time to begin charting the way forward...

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 18 February 2022. Australia has moved beyond waiting for a COVID end date. Omicron has changed the game, and we...

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