Opinion articles

Visit the opinion articles archive for articles published prior to 2016.

Productivity matters and we need to lift it

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in The Weekend Australian on Saturday 10 August 2019  Australians will have their own views about the federal...

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Don't base policy on labour market myths

This opinion article by Business Council chief economist Adam Boyton was published in the Australian Financial Review on Thursday 18 July 2019 The jobs market has remained strong over the...

Time’s ripe for tax cuts

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in the Daily Telegraph on Friday 28 June 2019.  A simpler, fairer tax system will not just benefit...

Fix the kitchen table economy

This opinion article by Business Council chief economist Adam Boyton was published in the Financial Review on Wednesday 19 June 2019.  Australia is in a growth rut. And at the...

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