Competitive Economy

MYEFO: a reality check for parliament

“The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook is yet another reality check for the parliament that this nation cannot spend what it can’t afford,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said....

Statement on company transparency report for 2014-2015

“Companies should pay every single dollar of tax that is required of them,” Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The Australian public should feel assured that companies...

Competitive project approvals

The Business Council is calling for COAG to commit to reform major project planning approvals systems in the States and Territories. Competitive Project Approvals report sets out a best practice...