Economy

Business welcomes employment services reform

Employers welcome the government’s announcement that it will reform the employment services system to give disadvantaged job seekers the best chance to find work, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott...

Interview with David Speers, Speers, Sky News

Event Interview David Speer, Speers, Sky News Speaker Jennifer Westacott, David Speers Date 13 March 2019 Topics Economy, minimum wage, energy E&OE David: Jennifer Westacott, good to talk to you....

A new look at the west

This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in the Daily Telegraph on Tuesday 12 March 2019. Western Sydney is frustrated with commutes and congestion. Time for...

Interview with Fran Kelly

Event Interview Fran Kelly, RN Breakfast, RN Speaker Jennifer Westacott, Fran Kelly Date 7 March 2019 Topics Economy, minimum wage, industry super E&OE   Fran: Jennifer Westacott is the chief...

Stronger economic growth needed to boost wages

Today’s national accounts figures reveal a sluggish economy growing too slowly to deliver the growing wages and new jobs Australians deserve, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Australians are...

Planning decisions must remain independent

The NSW Opposition’s commitment to ignore independent planning processes if elected and block the $3 billion investment in the Narrabri gas project undermines the confidence and jeopardises the investment needed...

Interview with Gareth Parker, 6PR

Event Interview with Gareth Parker, 6PR Speaker Jennifer Westacott Date Thursday, 28 February 2019 Topics Politics, economy, banking royal commission and remuneration E&OE

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