Pages tagged "Reports and Papers"

A Better Tax Return: Reconsidering the Role of Australia’s Tax System

Limiting the scope of the federal government’s tax reform process reduces the opportunity for Australia to become the world’s top place to live and do business. The BCA discussion paper, A Better Tax Return: Reconsidering the Role of Australia’s Tax...

Teaching Talent: The Best Teachers for Australia’s Classrooms

26 May 2008 Australia’s best teachers should be paid almost $130,000 as a key step in recognising their value to society and strengthening the teaching profession, a new BCA paper says. The paper also recommends creating two new levels of...

The Vocational Education and Training System: Key Issues for Large Enterprises

2 March 2004 Wide-ranging changes are required in the vocational education and training (VET) system to ensure it meets the future needs of large businesses according to a report prepared for the Business Council of Australia. The report on the key...

Executive Remuneration Position Paper

24 June 2004 The Business Council of Australia has released a position paper in response to the continuing debate over pay for CEOs and other senior business managers. The BCA paper says clear examples of excessive pay and reward for...

Assessment of the Australian Labor Party Workplace Relations Policy Platform

2 July 2004 Australia’s leading companies have released a report on the potential outcomes and impacts on Australia’s economy of the ALP’s workplace relations platform.  The 80-page report by Access Economics – commissioned by the BCA – found there were...

Offshoring, Global Outsourcing and the Australian Economy

14 July 2004 The Business Council of Australia has released a position paper on offshoring, predicting the trend to outsource information, IT and other services to offshore companies would have largely positive implications for Australia’s economy and jobs. The paper,...

The Community of Business

5 February 2004 The ‘business of business’ is to achieve sound returns as well as remaining competitive. In recent years, the forces of globalisation, together with increased competition and the growing complexity of Australia’s economy, have made this focus even...

The Other Election: Implications of the Forthcoming Senate Election for Business and the Economy

2 September 2004 An objective analysis of the Greens’ publicly stated business and economic policies shows that they do not support the economic reform program of the past two decades, despite this program delivering Australia’s current economic prosperity. Instead, the...

Fresh Approaches to Communication Between Companies and Their Shareholders

The Business Council of Australia has released a discussion paper outlining a number of new approaches Australia’s listed companies might adopt to strengthen or improve their communication and interaction with shareholders. The paper, Fresh Approaches to Communication Between Companies and...

Beyond the Horizon: Short-Termism in Australia

21 October 2004 The Business Council of Australia has called on federal and state governments and the private sector to consider a range of measures to counteract excessive short-termism in Australia. The recommendations are part of a BCA paper, Beyond...

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