Opinion articles

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

Where's the election growth pitch?

This opinion article by Business Council chief economist Adam Boyton was published in the Financial Review on Monday 29 April 2019. Our ability to ensure all can enjoy Australia’s promise...

We can’t build a better Australia without business

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in the Financial Review on Thursday 11 April 2019. An anti-business and anti-growth agenda simply cannot deliver the...

Budget is not a zero-sum game

This opinion article by Business Council chief economist Adam Boyton was published in the Financial Review on Monday 8 April 2019. Given the importance of fairness, it's probably not surprising that...

Putting Townsville tradies first

This opinion article is by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott and Aon Australia chief executive James Baum. Last month’s flood has rocked Townsville to its very core. However, the stories coming out...