Submission to the Department of Home Affairs - Australia's 2019-20 migration program

This is the Business Council’s submission to the Department of Home Affairs on Australia’s2019-20 Migration Programme. The permanent migration program, which is currently set at 190,000 places, with 128,550 places reserved for skilled migrants and the remainder largely for the...

Submission on electricity price monitoring and response to legislative framework

This is the Business Council's submission in response to the ‘Electricity Price Monitoring and Response Legislative Framework Consultation Paper’ (Consultation Paper). Read the Business Council's submission here.

Submission to the inquiry into Treasury Laws Amendment (making sure multinationals pay their fair share of tax in Australia and other measures) Bill 2018

The Business Council of Australia welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2018....

Submission to the senate committee on policy and process to reduce red tape

The Business Council has consistently advocated for all governments to apply sound regulation making processes based on evidence and rigorous analysis and early consultation with stakeholders. Our submission to the Select Committee on Red Tape makes recommendations for improving regulation-making,...

Response to revised draft legislation for the Consumer Data Right

The Business Council supports the concept of a Consumer Data Right (CDR) but the previous draft of the CDR legislation raised, in our view, serious risks to business innovation and investment in data, Australia’s competitiveness and – most importantly –...

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