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Tackling Australia's $65 billion red tape industry

This essay by Danny Gilbert AM was published in The Weekend Australian on 25 February 2017. It was the third Priorities For Prosperity essay -- a series exploring the challenges of ensuring Australia's future prosperity. Australians are only beginning to witness...

For Canada and Australia, shared values are the greatest defence

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott and Norman Steinberg was published in The Globe And Mail on 20 February 2017 and The Australian Financial Review on 21 February 2017. In this turbulent era, it is becoming ever more important to stand up...

No time for the meek as health budgets blow out

This opinion article by Rohan Mead, group managing director of Australian Unity and chairman of the Business Council's Healthy Australia Taskforce, was published in The Australian on 9 February 2017. Just days into their new roles, it may already be...

Enterprise Bargaining on the Brink of Failure

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott was published in The Australian Financial Review on 2 Febuary 2017 When a highly respected senior member of the Fair Work Commission such as vice-president Graeme Watson resigns and makes such a damning assessment...

Jennifer Westacott: Priorities for Prosperity

This essay, published in The Weekend Australian on 28 January 2017, is the first in a series exploring the challenges for Australian prosperity. Australians who travel to New Zealand, as I did over Christmas, are often taken aback at just...

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