Media Releases

Tax changes good for workers, good for the economy

Australians will have more money in their pockets and the economy will receive a much-needed boost as a result of yesterday's successful passage of personal income tax reforms, Business Council...

National accounts

Australia’s economy is not growing fast enough to deliver higher wages growth and better opportunities for all Australians, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said.   “These numbers are clear,...

2019 Election

The Business Council congratulates the Prime Minister and his team on the re-election of the Liberal-National Coalition Government. “We look forward to working with the government to drive even higher...

Bob Hawke

Statement by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott: The business community today pays tribute to Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s greatest leaders and an icon of Australian politics. Bob Hawke’s...

Arvi Parbo

Statement by Business Council President Grant King and Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott The business community today pays tribute to Sir Arvi Parbo, founding president of the Business Council of Australia...

WTO agreement a win for Australians

Australia’s accession to the World Trade Organisation’s Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) is a win for all Australians, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “By creating new opportunities for Australians...