Media releases - 2019

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,...

Supplier payment code turns two

Ruby and Roy’s say the Business Council’s supplier payment code and their relationship with Qantas has helped them employ extra people, invest more and help feed the growing demand for...

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...

Stronger regions build a stronger Australia

The Business Council welcomes Labor’s commitment today to better planning and connectivity in Australia’s regions, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Regional Australians are crying out for the infrastructure...

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...