Business Council of Australia

The Business Council of Australia represents Australia’s largest employers, advocating for good policy on behalf of the business community and the Australians they employ.


A second chance: getting Asia right for Australia in a post COVID-19 world

The Business Council of Australia and the Asia Society’s Asia Taskforce have released this interim report, which provides a blueprint for deeper engagement in the region, boosting trade and living standards, and building a strong economic recovery.

Working together in the national interest – COVID-19 next steps

Australia has been highly successful at managing the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on local health outcomes. The business community stands ready to step-up and stand side by side with state and federal governments to safely re-open the economy and to provide and promote safe workplaces for...
Discussion paper

2020 Energy and climate change project: scoping paper

The objective of this project is to develop an updated, comprehensive energy and climate change policy package that is driven by science, technology and innovation to put Australia on a path to net-zero emissions by 2050.
Policy report

Australia's infrastructure system: policy settings to improve the lives of all Australians

This paper sets out goals, markers of success and key components of Australia’s infrastructure system, to help discussions between public and private partners on how to jointly improve outcomes for Australians.

A plan for a stronger Australia

This plan, aimed at creating a more resilient Australia, proposes measures to reform infrastructure planning, regional planning, higher education and vocational training, enterprise bargaining, income taxes, electricity policy, and more.