Tax and Fiscal Policy

Statement on Tax Reform

“Yesterday marked a low point for political leadership in Australia,” BCA President Catherine Livingstone said.  “Within hours of the Treasurer outlining a compelling case for the need for fundamental tax...

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Statement on the Treasurer’s Speech on Tax Reform

“The Business Council of Australia welcomes Treasurer Joe Hockey’s comprehensive assessment of the imperative and the scope for tax reform,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said.  “By highlighting that the...

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Statement on the 2015-16 Federal Budget

General response: “The 2015-16 federal budget is a sound, sensible and thoughtful budget which takes pragmatic steps to get Australia’s fiscal strategy back on track while investing in jobs, participation...