Pages tagged "Reports and Papers"

CEO Turnover in 2003: Governance and Succession Planning

23 November 2004 Although the rate of CEO turnover in Australia declined in the past year, local CEOs are more likely to leave their jobs because of poor performance than their global counterparts, according to a study by international management...

Expanding the Possibilities: A Vision for a Prosperous and Sustainable Australia

December 2004 This draft document was prepared by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for discussion by BCA Sustainable Growth Task Force. The contents do not represent BCA policy.  

Anticipating Success

7 April 2008 BCA President Greig Gailey has challenged the Australia 2020 Summit to be the catalyst for articulating a new bold, collective vision for the nation. Launching the BCA’s submission to the summit, titled Anticipating Success, Mr Gailey said...

Engaging our Potential: A Checklist to Reduce Barriers to Workforce Participation

4 April 2008 Over the next twenty years Australia will face the dual challenge, arising from the ageing of the population, of an increasing number of dependants against its declining taxpaying workforce. Both issues demonstrate the new opportunities and challenges...

Towards a Seamless Economy

17 March 2008 Australia’s state and federal governments must attack the growing tangle of business red tape and put in place a single, seamless set of rules for all businesses by 2010. Regulatory fragmentation creates a range of unnecessary burdens...

BCA Budget Submission 2008–09: Budgeting for Prosperity

24 February 2008 There is a real opportunity and challenge for the new federal government to undertake major fiscal reforms in the 2008–09 federal Budget to pave the way for greater future prosperity, Business Council of Australia President, Greig Gailey,...

A Charter for New Federalism

18 December 2007 The BCA has launched a charter that it argues should be adopted by the Council of Australian Governments as a key first step to improving Australia’s dysfunctional system of federal–state relations and delivering a revitalised national reform agenda. ...

Corporate Taxation: An International Comparison

17 October 2005 Australia’s corporate tax regime was quickly becoming uncompetitive and would act as a brake on economic growth unless it was brought into line with its competitors, according to the new report released by the Business Council. The...

Locking in or Losing Prosperity: Australia’s Choice

6 August 2005Every Australian would be more than $70,000 wealthier by 2025 and the nation would rise to a ranking of third richest in the developed world – but only if important reforms to the economy are implemented. Releasing the...

The Economic Benefit of Increased Participation in Education and Training

2 June 2005 Boosting the proportion of young people completing school or an apprenticeship to 90 per cent by the end of the decade would increase workforce numbers by 65,000, boost economic productivity, and expand the economy by nearly $10...

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