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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...

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 2022. For the last two years Australians have overwhelmingly done the right thing to manage the pandemic. We followed the...

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 2022.  2022 has not started the way we had hoped. Much anticipated holidays cancelled, local businesses forced to close due...

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 2021  The Morrison government’s reforms to inject greater transparency and accountability around proxy advice are a common-sense step to improve...

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