Media Release

Response to National Innovation and Science Agenda

“The National Innovation and Science Agenda highlights the critical importance of innovation in growing the Australian economy, creating jobs, lifting the competitiveness of large and small Australian businesses, and the...

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Statement on the Inquiry into Australia's Innovation System

"The report from the Senate Inquiry into Australia’s Innovation System reinforces the crucial role of innovation in driving economic growth and job creation in Australia,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott...

Statement on Multinational Tax Legislation

“The Business Council welcomes the passage of the government’s multinational tax bill through the Parliament. The legislation will see Australia play its part in responding to the OECD’s Base Erosion...

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Coastal Shipping Reforms Warrant a Second Look

“The Senate’s rejection of well-designed reforms to streamline coastal trading regulation is a major blow to lifting the competitiveness of Australia’s economy,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “The Bill...

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