Competitive Economy

Business Council response to Section 46 announcement

The Business Council of Australia is disappointed by the government’s decision to change Section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act as proposed by the Harper review, BCA President Catherine...

The incentive to innovate

Government support for research and development is a critical component in the Australian innovation system. The incentives that they provide have a powerful impact on businesses in Australia, both small...

Statement on Senate voting reforms

“The proposed changes to the system of voting for the Senate provide a vital opportunity to strengthen our system of governance,” Business Council of Australia President Catherine Livingstone said. “The...

Submission to inquiry into tax deductibility

Changes to the operation of the company tax system should be assessed on their merits, rather than with the narrow view of funding a reduction in the company tax rate....