Speeches - 2018

Speech to the 2018 outlook summit

I wanted to reflect on why reform is so hard and then move to some risks, realities, and a focus on some propositions and priorities. Why is reform so hard?...

Albert Street lecture

Speaker: Jennifer WestacottVenue: St Kevin’s College, Heyington Campus, 31 Moonga Road, ToorakDelivery: Wednesday, 19 September 2018Version: Final, 19 September 2018   Introduction Thank you, Paul, for that kind introduction, and welcome to everyone here...

CFO forum

Event: CFO ForumSpeaker: Jennifer Westacott Thank you Ayten for that introduction.  I want you to celebrate being the bean counters: The Chief Financial Officers of our nation’s leading companies. You...

Graduation Address, University of Technology Sydney

Event: Graduation Address, University of Technology SydneySpeaker: Jennifer WestacottDate 3 May 2018 I would like to start by acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the land we are meeting on today,...

Senate economics references committee hearing

BUSINESS COUNCIL STATEMENT Opening statement by Grant King, President of the Business Council of Australia, to the Senate Economics References Committee hearing **CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY** Thank you Chair. The Business...