Business Council Of Australia
Gareth Hutchens South Korean corporations will be able to sue the Australian government under a new historic free trade agreement.
Mark Kenny Australian businesses and households face months of uncertainty over energy pricing after the Labor opposition resolved on Friday to stick with the unpopular carbon tax unless the government adopts...
Clay Lucas Employees who face the sack could exploit new laws to stop bullying by taking their manager to the national workplace umpire, employer law firms and business groups have warned.
Deborah Snow, Lisa Visentin Chief executives of Australia's largest companies should have their reputations - and pay packets - on the line if they fail to radically lift the representation of women at senior levels of their...
Rachel Kleinman Around 65,000 single parents, mostly women, have been affected by cuts to the Parenting Payment.
Michal Short Australia's effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions should be a pivotal issue in this election. Here and throughout the world, mounting scientific evidence that human activity is driving global...
Tom Arup Australia should reconsider its pledge to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by mid-century given the slow global action on climate change, the country's most powerful business group...
Ben Schneiders and Daniel Hurst Campaigners against domestic violence have hailed as a ''fantastic breakthrough'' a Gillard government move to give victims of domestic violence the right to request changes to their hours.
Daniel Hurst The federal government will face fresh calls to water down planned new gender equality rules for medium-sized businesses.
Exclusive Bianca Hall IS $2 BILLION a year too much to help Australia's most impoverished people?
Bianca Hall Party will move to raise weekly Newstart, Abstudy and youth allowance rate for singles by $50 a week.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy continued to grow earlier this year despite the toughest crackdown on spending in more than a decade and at a time when many agencies were retrenching staff.
Ed Logue Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says Australian businesses should set a job quota for Australian students who can speak an Asian language.
Tom Arup Australia's 20 per cent renewable energy target helps spark $18.5 billion in new investment.
Tom Arup Australia's renewable energy target should not be scaled back, the Climate Change Authority says.
Tom Arup Australia's Climate Change Authority has rejected calls by some of the country's biggest energy companies to scale back the national 20 per cent renewable energy target, saying it should be left...
David Wroe The debate over Australia's renewable energy target of 20 per cent by 2020 has intensified, with the Business Council of Australia joining calls to adjust the target amid fears it will unreasonably...
Phillip Coorey PEAK business groups support increasing the GST or widening its base, but say it must be part of a broader tax reform package rather than a money-making exercise for the states.
David Wroe Australia's carbon price from 2015 will be set by the volatile European market under changes announced yesterday by the Gillard government that could hit the budget bottom line.
Clancy Yeates SLASHING the company tax rate to 25 per cent, as recommended by the former Treasury secretary, Ken Henry, would cost up to $9.