Opinion articles

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

So what’s fair in work and pay?

This opinion article by Business Council chief economist Adam Boyton was published in the Australian Financial Review on 18 October 2018. Australians have a strong concept of fairness. It shapes much...

Now you are students but you must prepare to lead

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott was published in Herald Sun on 20 September 2018. I am bewildered by what has played out in our national capital. We have to rise above...

The Australia Institute: climate wreckers

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott was published in The Australian Financial Review on 30 August 2018. It’s important that groups like the Business Council are clear on the policies that matter...

Business buzzing over energy aim

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott was published in The Australian on 3 August 2018. Promising cheaper power and emissions cuts, NEG is a positive for the economy For more than a...