Economy

2019 Election

The Business Council congratulates the Prime Minister and his team on the re-election of the Liberal-National Coalition Government. “We look forward to working with the government to drive even higher...

Bob Hawke

Statement by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott: The business community today pays tribute to Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s greatest leaders and an icon of Australian politics. Bob Hawke’s...

Jennifer Westacott interview with Kerry Peck, 2BS Bathurst

Event Jennifer Westacott interview with Kerry Peck, 2BS Bathurst   Speaker Jennifer Westacott, Kerry Peck   Date Thursday, 2 May 2019 Topics: Infrastructure, regional growth, regional planning E&OE   Kerry: CEO of the...

Where's the election growth pitch?

This opinion article by Business Council chief economist Adam Boyton was published in the Financial Review on Monday 29 April 2019. Our ability to ensure all can enjoy Australia’s promise...

We can’t build a better Australia without business

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in the Financial Review on Thursday 11 April 2019. An anti-business and anti-growth agenda simply cannot deliver the...

Jennifer Westacott interview with Peter Ryan, ABC AM

Event Jennifer Westacott interview with Peter Ryan, ABC AM Speaker Jennifer Westacott, Peter Ryan, Sabra Lane Date Thursday, 11 April 2019 Topics A plan for a Stronger Australia, wages, economic growth, Newstart E&OE  ...