Energy and climate

Addressing all parts of the energy trilemma is essential

Ahead of the Council of Australian Governments Energy Council meeting this week, representatives of Australia's small and large businesses; conservation groups; energy network, supply and services sectors; investors; property sector; and...

Jennifer Westacott interview with Matthew Taylor CNBC

Event: Interview with Matthew Taylor, CNBC from Singapore Date: 25 October 2018Topics: Energy policy, Wentworth byelection E&OE Matthew: Let's bring in Jennifer Westacott the CEO at the Business Council of Australia, joining us live from the...

Energy sector needs certainty to invest

A price benchmark for electricity bills is a welcome step to drive lower power costs for families and small business but further action is needed to improve affordability, reliability and...

Interview with David Speers, Sky News, Speers on Sunday

Event: Interview with David Speers, Sky News, Speers on SundaySpeaker: Jennifer WestacottDate: 16 September 2018Topics: Energy, company tax, aged care royal commission  E&OE David Speers, Host: Only a month ago, Malcolm...

Interview with Fran Kelly, ABC RN Breakfast

Event: Interview with Fran Kelly, ABC RN BreakfastSpeaker: Jennifer WestacottDate: 7 September 2018Topics: Energy, company tax and political culture E&OE Fran Kelly, Host: The economy and corporate profits have been picking up pace...

The Australia Institute: climate wreckers

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott was published in The Australian Financial Review on 30 August 2018. It’s important that groups like the Business Council are clear on the policies that matter...

Jennifer Westacott interview with Sandy Aloisi, ABC NewsRadio

Event: Interview with ABC NewsRadioSpeaker: Jennifer WestacottDate:  6 August 2018Topics: National Energy GuaranteeE&OE Sandy Aloisi, Host: The Australian Business Council is warning that households across the country face picking up the...

Interview with Ticky Fullerton, Sky Business

Event: Interview with Ticky Fullerton, Sky BusinessSpeaker: Jennifer WestacottDate: 6 August 2018Topics: ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations, National Energy GuaranteeE&OE Ticky Fullerton, host: Jennifer Westacott well this is literally hot...