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We must hold our nerve to stay on a path to growth

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was first published in The Australian on Thursday 23 December 2021  Right now, the economy is emerging strongly from Covid lockdowns, but the longevity of the recovery depends squarely on our...

Jobs, trade to benefit if Australia acts on wealth of clean energy resources

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott and ACTU President Michele O’Neil was first published in The Age on 15 October 2021  Ensuring Australia keeps pace with the global shift to net-zero carbon emissions, and making the most...

Aussie industry leading the way

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was first published in The Daily Telegraph on 15 October 2021  Right now, Australian businesses are quickly moving towards net zero emissions by 2050. It’s exactly the same direction our investors,...

Business backs bigger 2030 target to put us in decarbonisation box seat

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott and President Tim Reed was first published in The Australian Financial Review on Saturday 10 October 2021. For more than two years, the Business Council of Australia has been working to find...

We all must ensure economic recovery

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was first published in The Australian on Friday 27 August 2021.

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