Latest Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry News

Ross Garnaut and Rod Sims have proposed a $100 billion-a-year fossil fuel tax – and it’s a debate Australia should embrace
Compelling case to stick to Stage 3 Tax Cuts
Employer groups slam Government actions which will hit Australians with cost-of-living increases
Government is trying to rush hundreds of IR amendments through Parliament with no consultation
Joint statement – Government is trying to rush hundreds of IR amendments through Parliament with no consultation
IR changes smokescreen to bad policy
Send Fair Work changes back to drawing board
Business unites to oppose destructive IR changes
Workforce Summit hears from food supply chain on cost-of-living pressures
Major migration overhaul will boost Australian competitiveness
Reserve Bank overhaul can help drive future prosperity
ACCI welcomes new FWC president
Business welcomes pre-Easter rates pause
Business backs 4 per cent wage increase
Easing inflationary pressures necessitate April rates pause
Safeguards mechanism – assurances needed
Uphill battle for manufacturers as cost crisis continues
Productivity Commission highlights future challenges to Australian standard of living
More power price pain set for small business
Small business calls for April rates pause
Interconnected nature of international education and tourism
GDP numbers call to action
Safe and healthy workplaces for all Australians
Strong gains in private sector wages continue
Post-study work rights shake-up to address skill shortages
Government must resist Greens’ threat to energy supplies
Rates raise business concern
Passage of Safeguard Mechanism essential for Australian business
Fiscal repair must be overriding priority of federal budget
Price pressures remain concerning, business cautions
Australia can’t afford low port productivity
Safeguard mechanism reforms will provide pathway to lower emissions
Migration reform key to delivering workforce of future
Rebuilding Australia’s workforce demands continued skills investment
Manufacturing sentiment dives as cost crisis hits
Targeted price relief welcome, but price caps will cause supply problems
Ministerial Reference Group – Universities Accord
GDP numbers point to uncertainty ahead
Representing Australia in Singapore
Reserve Bank pushes rates higher, but Australia not out of woods
ACCI welcomes review into payment times reporting
Business leader who started out as gas fitter appointed APPEA NT Director
Passage of IR bill foreshadows greater uncertainty for business and jobs
ACCI president Nola Watson re-elected for second term
Industrial relations bill still puts jobs and business at risk
Government figures underestimate cost of new workplace laws
Government must engage stakeholders, not “spiritual healers”
Leading employer organisations join together in call for major rethink of Federal Government’s IR Bill