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Power down prices

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in the Daily Telegraph on Wednesday 5 December 2018. A simple, no-frills way to reduce the pain of electricity prices for the families of NSW and small businesses already...

Bad policy and "big sticks" won't reduce energy bills

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in the Herald Sun on Tuesday 4 December 2018. A simple, no-frills way to reduce the pain of electricity prices for the families of Victoria and small businesses already...

There’s a way to cut power bills, so let’s get on with it

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in the Weekend Australian on Sunday 1 December 2018. Business wants lower electricity prices. We want Australians to have lower power bills. Our electricity and gas supplies are the...

Beware of all the growth spoilers

This opinion article by Business Council chief economist Adam Boyton was published in the Australian Financial Review on Thursday 22 November 2018. Australia is well placed to lower the jobless even further. But it is threatened by those who don't understand...

Australian business must act fast to manage changing workplace landscape

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott was published in the Geelong Advertiser on Monday, 5 November 2018. Work is at the centre of all economic policy, and rightly so. We spend much of our lives in our workplaces, we look...

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