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Corporate Taxation: An International Comparison

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 BCA’s Corporate Taxation:...

Locking in or Losing Prosperity: Australia’s Choice

Every 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 research report...

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

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 number of key...

The Economic Benefit of Increased Participation in Education and Training

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 billion (in today’s...

Business Regulation Action Plan for Future Prosperity

The amount and complexity of new regulation imposed on business and the general community far outstripped the benefits and would damage the economy if left unchecked, according to a new report released by the Business Council of Australia. Releasing its...

Taxation Action Plan for Future Prosperity

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 of Australia’s Taxation Action...

Infrastructure Action Plan for Future Prosperity

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 with export bottlenecks...

Workplace Relations Action Plan for Future Prosperity

Australia’s peak business group has released an action plan for reform of workplace relations to underpin economic growth, employment opportunities and rising prosperity. The plan focuses on greater flexibility and choice for employees and employers in making workplace agreements; simplifying...

Action Plan for Future Prosperity and 2005–06 Budget Submission

6 February 2005Business leaders have called for an action plan for the economy focused on productivity improvements, saying Australia’s strength and resilience as an economy were likely to erode if major reforms were not started quickly. The Business Council of...

Action Plan for Future Prosperity and 2005–06 Budget Submission

Business leaders have called for an action plan for the economy focused on productivity improvements, saying Australia’s strength and resilience as an economy were likely to erode if major reforms were not started quickly. The Business Council of Australia’s federal...

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