Media releases - 2018

TPP-11 can boost growth if political leaders act

New modelling shows why the parliament must double down and fast track legislation implementing the TPP-11 to lock in higher incomes and lift living standards, Business Council chief executive Jennifer...

Senate selling Australian workers short

The losers from the Senate’s failure to give Australia a competitive company tax rate will be Australian workers, through lower investment, fewer jobs and slower wage growth, Business Council chief...

Indigenous constitutional recognition is overdue

Meaningful recognition of Indigenous Australians is long overdue, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said today. “We have long supported constitutional recognition to ensure Indigenous Australians have a greater voice...

Take the brakes off South Australia

South Australian businesses can compete with anywhere in the world but to continue powering ahead they must be able to attract vital investment to grow, create jobs and find new...

Business welcomes proposed GST changes

Business welcomes the Federal Government’s proposed changes to the GST distribution, which potentially end years of inter-state bickering, Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott said today. “The combined...

More confusion about company tax

The federal Opposition has created confusion and will hurt business confidence with its decision today to wind back already legislated tax cuts and enshrine a two-tier company tax system, Business...