Pages tagged "Reports and Papers"

Australia’s Energy Advantages

Australia’s economy was shaped by access to low-cost energy. But energy costs are rising and our comparative advantage in energy is weakening.We need a balanced approach to energy policy. This Business Council of Australia report, Australia’s Energy Advantages, identifies five...

Building Australia’s Innovation System

This paper, Building Australia’s Innovation System, was the Business Council of Australia’s submission to the Senate Economics Reference Committee Inquiry into the Australian Innovation System, lodged in September 2014. To grow and prosper in an increasingly competitive global environment, we...

The Future of Tax: Australia’s Current Tax System

The Future of Tax: Australia’s Current Tax System is the first in a series of papers that the Business Council of Australia will release in the lead-up to the Commonwealth Government’s tax white paper reform process. It presents a platform...

Discussion Paper on Foreign Investment and State-owned Enterprises

The Business Council of Australia is today releasing its Discussion Paper on Foreign Investment and State-owned Enterprises: Managing the Risks to Maximise the Benefits. The discussion paper was launched at a forum in Sydney co-hosted by the BCA and ANU...

Assessing the Impact of the Renewable Energy Target

The Business Council of Australia, together with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Minerals Council of Australia, has issued a joint statement calling for the Renewable Energy Target to be amended. The statement is accompanied by modelling...

Impact of Green Energy Policies on Electricity Prices

Report by Synergies Economic Consulting and Roam Consulting The Business Council of Australia has released a report showing that the carbon tax and other green energy policies now account for a total of 40 per cent of the electricity bill...

Partnerships to secure jobs for disadvantaged jobseekers

The Australian Council of Social Service, the Australian Council of Trade Unions and the Business Council of Australia have jointly proposed improvements to employment services to deliver better job outcomes for people disadvantaged in the labour market. The organisations propose...

Business Council of Australia and Foundation for Young Australians Memorandum of Understanding

The Business Council of Australia has launched a new partnership with the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) at a roundtable discussion between BCA member CEOs and a group of secondary school students. Students, teachers and business leaders met for a...

Business Council of Australia and Supply Nation Memorandum of Understanding

The Business Council of Australia is committed to working to provide the social and economic conditions in which Indigenous Australians can achieve their potential. Supply Nation’s vision and business strategy is to achieve a prosperous, vibrant and sustainable Indigenous enterprise...

BCA 2013 Indigenous Engagement Survey Results and Progress Report

Cover: Patrick Tjungurrayi, Wirrilpinya, 2005 | Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd© 2013 Patrick Tjungurrayi licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Limited Patrick Tjungurrayi, a senior Pintupi leader, has had to leave his home community of Kiwirrkurra to live in Alice Springs...

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