Business Regulation

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...

Business Bashers Must Explain The Consequences

This opinion article by Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott was published in The Australian Financial Review on Monday 21 November, 2016. Populist politicians who target business should tell their voters to expect...

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Where To Now on Section 46?

This opinion article by Catherine Livingstone, President of the Business Council of Australia was published in The Australian Financial Review on 21 March 2016. The Federal government has decided to amend Section...

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Coastal Shipping Reforms Warrant a Second Look

“The Senate’s rejection of well-designed reforms to streamline coastal trading regulation is a major blow to lifting the competitiveness of Australia’s economy,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The Bill...

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