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Chamber News & Publications

Wage growth welcome, but challenges remain

20 Feb 2019

Australia’s largest network of businesses, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed new figures showing annual wage growth...

Unions must respect the Law when they enter work sites

15 Feb 2019

“Union officials wanting to enter employer premises must be subject to effective oversight and accountability and, like every other Australian,...

Does the Senate support Small Business – or not?

15 Feb 2019

Australia’s largest voice for small business, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is urging the Senate not to recreate...

Vale George Polites AC CMG MBE (1918-2019)

12 Feb 2019

It is with great sadness the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry notes the passing of George Polites AC CMG...

Submission – Senate Standing Committee on Economics – Treasury Laws Amendment – Energy Market Misconduct – February 2019

12 Feb 2019

Australian Chamber-Tourism Pre-Budget Submission

06 Feb 2019

Submission to the VET Review

06 Feb 2019

Australian Chamber welcomes Royal Commission report and calls for focus on the future

05 Feb 2019

“The Commission has rightly taken the financial sector to task over its conduct,” Australian Chamber CEO, James Pearson, said. “We welcome...

No time to relax on budget repair

01 Feb 2019

“With business sentiment wavering amid global economic uncertainty, now is not the time for the Government to relax its effort...

Submissions | 2019-20 Pre-Budget Submission | January 2019

31 Jan 2019

Australian Chamber-Tourism Chair appointed to Tourism Australia Board

30 Jan 2019

“The appointment recognises both John Hart’s expertise and the role that Australian Chamber-Tourism plays in coordinating the industry voice. With...

Increase in the instant asset write-off a boost for small business

29 Jan 2019

Australia’s largest and most representative business network, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement today...

Steady growth in employment is good news

24 Jan 2019

The positive news delivered by the ABS Labour Force figures today is a welcome boost to business confidence, Australia’s largest...

ACTU’s advocacy against Working Holiday Makers ignores the benefits

15 Jan 2019

Australian Chamber-Tourism Executive Chair, John Hart said, “the Working Holiday Maker Visa Program is not only a vital source of...

Small Business top of agenda where it belongs

21 Jan 2019

“Addressing the competitive conditions in which small to medium size enterprises operate will need to be the number one focus...

No time to relax on budget repair

01 Feb 2019

“With business sentiment wavering amid global economic uncertainty, now is not the time for the Government to relax its effort...

Business welcomes latest results from graduate employment and employer satisfaction survey

11 Jan 2019

An improvement in employment outcomes as well as an increase in employer...

Job Vacancies – The Facts

09 Jan 2019

“The simple truth is today’s ABS data confirms there have never been more job openings in Australia than there are...

ABCC crucial to maintaining the law and protecting workers and small businesses

09 Jan 2019

“Completely abolishing the ABCC would be an open invitation for a return to the building site lawlessness of the past...

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s New Year’s Resolution

28 Dec 2018

In this upcoming Federal Election year, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s New Year resolution is to convince the...

Employment story continues positive trend; enterprise agreements still delivering

20 Dec 2018

Despite the positive story in these figures, Mr Pearson noted that the trend underemployment rate, which measures those people who...

COAG Energy Council outcomes better reflect industry concerns – at last

19 Dec 2018

Australia’s largest and most representative business network, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has welcomed the COAG Energy Council’s...

Improvement in Budget bottom-line welcome

17 Dec 2018

“With the good news comes caution. Today’s announcement is not a green light to spend to excess, particularly as the...

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