population and infrastructure

Planning for growth can boost our regions

A focus on our regions and vital infrastructure are welcome additions to Australia’s population debate, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said. “Australia needs a strategic population plan that doesn’t...

Business welcomes talent scheme for skilled workers

Business commends the Federal Government for listening and engaging effectively with industry to develop the Global Talent Scheme, which will be critically important for attracting highly skilled workers in a...

Submission on visa framework simplification

The Business Council’s submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on visa simplification supports the government’s aims to reduce the number of visas and makes recommendations for a...

Sensible changes to temporary skilled visa program

“We welcome the refinements announced by the Turnbull Government to the temporary skilled visa system,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said today. “The changes are essential for building a...