Economy

Strong businesses underpin lasting jobs

“Australia must keep laying the groundwork for future business growth if recent employment gains are to be sustained,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said following the release of labour...

Growing support for Modern Slavery Act

We welcome Labor's commitment to support an Australian Modern Slavery Act. Australians’ living standards have risen enormously through greater international trade. However, it has also increased the risk that products...

Big business means big employment

Australia’s big employers have become the only segment of the private economy to boost its overall number of employees last financial year, new statistics show. The latest data from the Australian Bureau...

Big businesses commit to fast, fair payments

Australia’s leading large businesses have joined forces to help solve one of the greatest problems facing small business owners and operators. The Australian Supplier Payment Code, unveiled today by the Business...

Only business can deliver on budget hopes

This opinion article by Grant King was published in The Australian Financial Review on 17 May 2017. Australia last recorded a budget surplus in 2007-08. Whenever surpluses have since been...

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