Submissions
Submission on the model fuel efficiency standard

The Business Council has made a submission that supports the introduction of a new fuel efficiency standard of 105gCO2/km by 2025 for all new light vehicles in Australia. Like all sectors, it is vital that the transport sector contributes to...

Submission on modernising business registry services

The Business Council’s submission supports the consolidation of Australia’s 32 federal business registers and improved public access to information contained in business registers.  The proliferation of registries and the inability to easily search for key business characteristics reduces the potential...

Submission on options to address the design issues identified in the petroleum resource rent tax review

The Business Council believes that the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) has worked appropriately to date and changes should not be pursued without a clear, demonstrable net benefit from doing so. The potential for policy reversals to jeopardise future investment...

Submission to senate inquiry into penalty rates

This is the Business Council’s submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment’s inquiry into penalty rates. The Business Council recommends that: The Committee rejects proposals to amend the Fair Work Act 2009 to ensure that enterprise agreements...

Submission to the black economy taskforce: Additional policy ideas

The Business Council has provided an additional submission in response to the Black Economy Taskforce: Additional Policy Ideas report. The Business Council maintains its strong belief that all companies and individuals must meet their tax and legal obligations and we...

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