Pages tagged "Reports and Papers"

Setting the Pace: A Report on Aspects of Education, Training and Youth Transition

4 July 2005 Victoria leads the nation in the educational attainment of young people and in successful transitions from school, according to a report for the Dusseldorp Skills Forum, the Education Foundation and the Business Council of Australia.  Across a...

Taxation Action Plan for Future Prosperity

11 April 2005 Business today called for a broad review of fundamental aspects of the tax system that pose major threats to Australia’s future prosperity while proposing a series of reforms to address immediate problem areas. Releasing the Business Council...

Infrastructure Action Plan for Future Prosperity

26 March 2005 Business today called for an urgent national approach to Australia’s infrastructure problems, warning the problem was the single, biggest barrier to the nation’s future prosperity. BCA President Hugh Morgan said Australia’s infrastructure problems were endemic, not only...

Blake Dawson Waldron Briefing Paper: Development and Implementation of National Competition Policy

A paper prepared for the BCA by Blake Dawson Waldron in relation to National Competition Policy.  

Restoring our Edge in Education

August 2007 This discussion paper, Restoring our Edge in Education: Making Australia’s Education System its Next Competitive Advantage, finds that too many young Australians are being left behind by our school education system. The paper highlights that Australia is at...

Infrastructure: Roadmap for Reform

4 October 2007 Infrastructure such as ports, road and rail transport, water, energy, and fast, accessible broadband are the building blocks for future growth, but without proper planning for renewal they can quickly become serious stumbling blocks to prosperity. Despite recognition...

Underserviced

23 July 2007 Australia needs to undertake a fundamental policy rethink on how to improve its flagging performance in services exports, according to a new discussion paper released today by the Business Council of Australia. The paper, Underserviced: Why Australia’s...

BCA Workforce Participation Roundtable Discussion Paper

23 May 2007 The Business Council of Australia will lead a major new initiative on workforce participation with the aim of increasing participation including among Australians who are marginalised. The roundtable of eminent Australians from business, government and the community...

Corporate Community Investment in Australia

13 June 2007 Australia’s largest companies are increasing and deepening their involvement in the community as corporate community investment (CCI) is becoming a core part of business activity and strategy, according to a landmark report released today. The report, by...

Setting Achievable Emissions Targets for Australia

May 2007 The Business Council of Australia has proposed a three-tiered system of greenhouse gas emissions targets to make sure action to respond to climate change is credible and achievable while maintaining Australia’s competitive advantage. The proposal for long-term, intermediate...

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