Potential lies in regional Australia
August 28, 2020
This opinion article by Marnie Baker, chair of the Business Council's Regional Development working group and Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Managing Director, and Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in The Australian on Fr...
Bush at centre of economic transformation
November 4, 2019
This opinion article by incoming Business Council president Tim Reed was published in Australian Community Media newspapers on 2 November 2019.The economy is changing and so is the way we work.
After 18 months travelling around regional Australia,...
Give VET its worth for sake of our future
August 23, 2019
This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in the Townsville Bulletin on Saturday 24 August 2019.AS ONE of the nation’s most important second-tier cities, Australia needs Townsville to thrive and an...
We can’t build a better Australia without business
April 15, 2019
This opinion article by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott was published in the Financial Review on Thursday 11 April 2019.
An anti-business and anti-growth agenda simply cannot deliver the wider horizons that Australians look for...
Putting Townsville tradies first
March 27, 2019
This opinion article is by Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott and Aon Australia chief executive James Baum.
Last month’s flood has rocked Townsville to its very core.However, the stories coming out of the region at this diffi...