“The conclusion of negotiations on a bilateral Free Trade Agreement with South Korea is a shot in the arm for regional Australia, agri-business, the resources and services sectors and other...Read more
Statement by BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott on the Treasurer’s Decision to Reject ADM’s Proposed Acquisition of GrainCorp “On the face of it, the Treasurer’s decision to reject ADM’s proposed...
This opinion piece by Jennifer Westacott Chief Executive of the Business Council of Australia, was published in Business Spectator on 25 November 2013 under the title ‘The $600 Billion Question...Read more
Statement by Jennifer Westacott on Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s pledge to speed the conclusion of the Australia–China Free Trade Agreement “Foreign investment and trade have been the backbone of Australia’s...Read more
The Business Council of Australia has made a submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Standing Committee regarding the Fair Trade (Workers’ Rights) Bill 2013.The Bill proposes that...
“The Prime Minister Tony Abbott has sent a very clear message on his first overseas trip, to Indonesia, that Australia is open for business and wanting to engage more effectively...Read more
Opinion article by John W.H. Denton, Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Corrs Chambers Westgarth published in The Australian Financial Review on 19 September 2013. The incoming government’s commitment to injecting...Read more
This booklet, Action Plan for Enduring Prosperity: Embracing Global Engagement, is a chapter of the full report of the Business Council of Australia’s Action Plan for Enduring Prosperity. The action...Read more
The Business Council of Australia’s Action Plan for Enduring Prosperity was released in July 2013 to generate discussion about the structural reform Australia needs to grow the economy and achieve...Read more
This is a list of the recommendations contained in the Business Council of Australia Action Plan for Enduring Prosperity. This economic action plan has the overarching vision of securing enduring...