Opinion Article

COAG Must Stay Focused on Its Agenda

The Australian Financial Review By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia Continuing reform should be a key objective, writes Michael Chaney. The rise in interest rates highlights how Australia...

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R&D's Place in Innovation

The Australian Financial Review By Steve Vamos Chairman Managing Director Microsoft Australia The Business Council of Australia recently called for a new national debate on the importance and the nature...

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Red-Tape Removal Gets Green Light

The Australian Financial ReviewBy Katie LaheyChief ExecutiveBusiness Council of AustraliaThe Business Council of Australia applauds the federal government's decision last week to accept most of the recommendations in the Banks...

Focus on Big Picture

The Age By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia Interest rates may bite, but long-term prosperity should be the key goal, writes Katie Lahey. The latest move by the...

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Three-Step Plan for a Better Federal System

The Canberra Times By Michael Chaney President Business Council of Australia There is certainly no shortage of views that paint a glass-half-empty view of federal–state relations. Long-standing difficulties and tensions have...

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Doha Deal Crucial to World Economies

The Age John Denton Chairman Partner & Chief Executive Officer Corrs Chambers Westgarth Breaking the Doha Round impasse is the key to reducing poverty and improving the financial health of...

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Business Plan to Relieve Red Tape Burden

The Advertiser By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia The debate over the parlous state of federal–state relations, sparked by Treasurer Peter Costello's suggestion that Canberra should take...

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Children of the Contract Revolution

The Age By Rod Pearse Chairman CEO & Managing Director Boral Limited Are governments throwing the business baby out with the bath water through unreliable infrastructure planning and policy, asks...

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