Energy and climate

Business buzzing over energy aim

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott was published in The Australian on 3 August 2018. Promising cheaper power and emissions cuts, NEG is a positive for the economy For more than a...

Jennifer Westacott and Ticky Fullerton (Sky Business) interview

Event: Interview with Ticky Fullerton, Sky BusinessSpeaker: Jennifer WestacottDate: 2 August 2018Topics: Company Tax, Banking Royal Commission, ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Principles and Recommendations, National Energy GuaranteeE&OE Ticky: Now one thing you can say...

Gladstone at the centre of nation’s growth

This opinion article by Grant King was published in The Observer on 24 July 2018. Australia is one of the energy superpowers of the world. We have some of the world's best...

Jennifer Westacott – Company tax doorstop Canberra

Event: Company Tax Doorstop CanberraSpeaker: Jennifer Westacott (Business Council of Australia) and Peter Strong (COSBOA)Date: 26 June 2018Topics: Company tax, National Energy GuaranteeE&OE Jennifer Westacott, chief executive Business Council of Australia: Well, I'm here today...

Jennifer Westacott Interview with Peta Credlin, Sky News

Event: Jennifer Westacott interview with Peta Credlin, Sky NewsSpeaker: Jennifer WestacottDate: 19 June 2018Topics: Company tax, income tax, deregulation, royal commissionE&OE Peta Credlin, host: Well, there is no doubt that tax policy is the...

Business welcomes energy policy momentum

The agreement of state and federal governments to proceed to the detailed design stage for a National Energy Guarantee will help build certainty, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said...

It’s time to reset our energy policy

Business is calling for the state and federal governments to reach in-principle agreement on the National Energy Guarantee, so the country can end the energy policy uncertainty that’s led to...

Lift on territory fracking ban unlocks potential

We welcome the Northern Territory Government’s decision today to lift the ban on hydraulic fracking and accept the recommendations of the independent scientific inquiry, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott...