Economy

Jennifer Westacott interview with Barrie Cassidy ABC 7.30

Event Jennifer Westacott interview with Barrie Cassidy, ABC 7.30 Speaker Jennifer Westacott Date Tuesday, 2 April 2019 Topics Budget 2019, wages and tax E&OE Leigh Sales, ABC 7.30, host: Here is Barrie Cassidy again,...

Interview on ABC PM with Linda Mottram and Peter Ryan

Event Jennifer Westacott interview with ABC RN – PM Speaker Jennifer Westacott Date Tuesday, 2 April 2019 Topics Budget 2019 and Newstart E&OE   Linda Mottram, host: Jennifer Westacott is the chief executive...

Budget 2019

This is a strong and responsible budget that delivers a surplus, lowers personal income taxes and invests in jobs, health, education and infrastructure, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said....

Putting Townsville tradies first

This opinion article is by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott and Aon Australia chief executive James Baum. Last month’s flood has rocked Townsville to its very core. However, the stories coming out...

Interview with Pat Hession, ABC North Queensland

Event Interview with Pat Hession, ABC North Queensland Speaker Jennifer Westacott Date Thursday, 28 March 2019 Topics Strong Australia, Newstart and skills   E&OE Pat Hession, ABC North Queensland host: Of course, a lot...

Interview with Ticky Fullerton, Ticky, YourMoney

Event Interview with Ticky Fullerton, Ticky, YourMoney Speaker Jennifer Westacott, Ticky Fullerton Date 25 March 2019 Topics Economy, Federal budget E&OE Ticky: We've heard today about some big health commitments, hundreds of millions being behind...

Commitment to independent wages system welcomed

Labor’s announcement today that it will maintain an independent minimum wage system is welcome, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Full-time workers deserve a wage that allows them to...

All roads lead back to productivity

This opinion article by Business Council chief economist Adam Boyton was published in the Financial Review on Tuesday 26 March 2019. Last week saw the unemployment rate drop below 5 per...