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Submission on the Social Media (Anti-trolling) Bill 2022

This is the Business Council’s submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee on the Social Media (Anti-Trolling) Bill 2021 (“the Bill”). The Bill is focused on changes to defamation law, and follows the High Court decision in...

Submission on Simplified Trade System Stakeholder Consultation Paper

This is the Business Council of Australia's submission in response to the Simplified Trade System Stakeholder Consultation Paper. A cross border trading system that is fit for the 21st century must remove duplication, improve harmonisation and embrace technology. You can read...

Submission on New South Wales Design and Place SEPP

The delays and costs imposed by the NSW Planning System are outsized compared to other jurisdictions. In this context the Business Council is concerned about the impacts of the proposed Design and Place SEPP exacerbating this further. Additional work should...

Submission on New South Wales rezoning reforms

The NSW Government have proposed reforms to the planning proposals process (‘rezoning’), which are used to amend height limits, zones, and other planning restrictions for a particular piece of land. These reforms would significantly reduce the time taken to change...

Women’s budget statement - Advancing women in the workforce

Our economic growth, competitive advantage and future prosperity rests on our capacity to address workforce participation issues. Increasing the workforce participation of women is one of our nation’s biggest economic and social opportunities. Equally, ensuring we are maximising our talent...

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