Pages tagged "Reports and Papers"

Australia's infrastructure system: policy settings to improve the lives of all Australians

With a substantial existing asset base and $339bn of new investment in government budgets, how we manage, operate, and deliver Australia’s infrastructure matters. It requires many things to go right. This paper sets out goals, markers of success and key...

The state of enterprise bargaining in Australia

Enterprise bargaining was introduced by Labor in the early 1990s and sector wide bargaining was restricted. Awards moved from being the main way of setting pay and conditions to a safety net. A set of national minimum standards was introduced...

A plan for a stronger Australia

We released a plan aimed at creating a more resilient Australia, with better jobs, more jobs, higher wages, lower taxes, improved living standards, and lower energy prices. 

Australian corporate governance report

The Analysis of Australian Corporate Governance was prepared by King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) as part of its role on the Business Council of Australia’s Governance sub-committee which was formed to review Australia’s system of corporate governance and map a...

Future-proof: Australia’s future post-secondary education and skills system

In releasing its reform plan Future-proof: Australia’s future post-secondary education and skills system the Business Council has set out a clear blueprint for how to deliver a world class education and skills system for all Australians. Failure of our post-secondary education and...

Future-proof submissions

Public consultations on the Council's Future Proof: Protecting Australians Through Education and Skills reform paper are being conducted independently by Nous Group, public submissions are listed below. Submissions have closed, but consultation sessions are being held throughout February and March. The Nous...

Women in leadership: lessons from Australian companies leading the way

The Business Council teamed up with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency and McKinsey & Company and found Australian companies that lead their industry in women’s leadership representation do 10 things in common. We wanted to get behind all the activity...

Future-Proof: protecting Australians through education and skills

The Business Council launched a discussion paper which outlines a new tertiary model that would enable workers to more easily retrain and reskill over their lives.  The world of work is changing. Nobody knows exactly how it will change, but...

Proposed national partnership on apprenticeship reform

August 2017 The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Australian Industry Group and the Business Council of Australia are calling on all governments to make 2017 the year when they renew their investment and reform focus on the vocational...

2016 Indigenous engagement survey

Indigenous employment has grown by 30 per cent among Business Council member companies since 2014, our new Indigenous Engagement Survey report shows. Since first conducting the survey in 2009, the number of Business Council member companies with Indigenous engagement activities...

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