Opinion articles - 2018

Business buzzing over energy aim

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott was published in The Australian on 3 August 2018. Promising cheaper power and emissions cuts, NEG is a positive for the economy For more than a...

Gladstone at the centre of nation’s growth

This opinion article by Grant King was published in The Observer on 24 July 2018. Australia is one of the energy superpowers of the world. We have some of the world's best...

The need for company tax cuts is now becoming urgent

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott was published in the Australian Financial Review on 18 June 2018. The contortions of those opposing any cut in the company tax rate have never been...

Engine of Australia's prosperity in need of support

This article appeared in The Australian on 1 May 2018. As Australians we are incredibly lucky. We’ve spent the last few decades reaping the benefits of uninterrupted economic growth, relatively...

Cut company tax and all benefit

This opinion article originally appeared in The Australian on the 25 April 2018. The Business Council and its members welcome the opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to invest more in...

Skills, education focus in making Strong Australia

This was originally published in the Herald Sun on 9 April 2018. Wishful thinking doesn’t create better jobs or put extra dollars into pay packets. It doesn’t attract investment, open...