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Chamber News & Publications

Jobs and wages figures positive; business challenges remain

16 Aug 2018

As the economy continues to grow, create more jobs and absorb spare capacity in the labour market, we should expect...

Business Women Champions of the Heart launches in Sydney today

15 Aug 2018

The Heart Foundation has joined forces with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry to launch “Business Women Champions of...

Australian Chamber calls on State and Territory Governments to endorse NEG

14 Aug 2018

The Australian Chamber welcomes the passage of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) through the Federal Coalition party room. “Business wants...

Bureau of Statistics out of touch with workforce change

14 Aug 2018

The recent decision by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to not review the classification of jobs in Australian workplaces...

COAG: Urgent agreement needed on NEG

10 Aug 2018

“Business patience is wearing thin. Households and business can’t put off paying their power bills, politicians need to stop putting...

Latest VET figures show significant decline

09 Aug 2018

Governments need to urgently implement the apprenticeship projects from the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) National Partnership Agreements. Not a single...

Victory on energy can only be won through compromise

09 Aug 2018

Australia’s political tribes are approaching tomorrow’s COAG meeting on the National Energy Guarantee as if it were a do-or-die elimination...

Business grasps the reality of the debate on Migration

07 Aug 2018

Skilled migration is a critical element in supporting economic growth and business is absolutely up for the debate about its...

Joint Statement – Business and Industry united in calling for an end to energy uncertainty

06 Aug 2018

Representatives of Australia’s biggest employers, small businesses, the energy industry and the...

Well informed jobs market key to remedy fall in education expectations

01 Aug 2018

A good start but job not done: Fair Work should be much fairer to small businesses

30 Jul 2018

The Australian Chamber welcomes the Fair Work Commission’s commitment to better support small business but wants more to be done...

Rising stars go head to head in International Mediation Competition

28 Jul 2018

ACTU wrong on wages

25 Jul 2018

"It’s wrong for the ACTU to claim the wage setting system is failing working people,” Australian Chamber of Commerce and...

Business calls on policy makers to urgently start planning for longer-term growth

24 Jul 2018

A more holistic approach to long-term infrastructure planning is required to address concerns regarding Australia’s population growth, the Australian Chamber of...

International Visitors Survey highlights Tourism as Economic and Jobs Powerhouse

19 Jul 2018

The latest International Visitors Survey for year ending March 2018 reflects an impressive increase of 6% in spend to $42.3...

Jobs growth welcomed by Australian Chamber

19 Jul 2018

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed Australia’s strongest jobs growth in seven months, with 51,000 jobs created...

Australian Chamber welcomes new Australian Made CEO

19 Jul 2018

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomes Ben Lazzaro’s appointment to Chief Executive Officer of Australian Made. “The Australian...

Cooperation Not Militancy The Way Forward On Industrial Relations

18 Jul 2018

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) Congress missed an important opportunity this week to show that unions understand what...

New Labor proposal threatens competitive labour hire arrangements

17 Jul 2018

The Federal Opposition’s plan to increase labour hire regulation risks undermining the flexibility and competitiveness of Australia’s workforce, the Australian...

New statistics highlight strong growth in Australian tourism market

17 Jul 2018

New figures on overseas arrivals and departures released today, reinforce the success of the Industry led ‘Beyond 2020’ tourism strategy, Australian...

Activities & Achievements | April – June 2015

01 Jun 2015

ACCC call for lower energy costs welcomed by Australian Chamber

11 Jul 2018

“The Australian Chamber has long argued prices simply must come down,” Australian Chamber CEO, James Pearson, said today.

Workplace Relations System Should Work Better For Small Business

06 Jul 2018

“Working Better for Small Business” a new report commissioned and released by the Fair Work Commission today, highlights some of...

Common sense could be the winner from Labor’s backflip on business tax

02 Jul 2018

Many Australian businesses breathed a sigh of relief last Friday when commonsense prevailed amongst the ALP’s leadership team. They backed...

Australian Chamber Responds to Labor Tax Policy Repeal

29 Jun 2018

Today’s decision by the Opposition Leader and his leadership team to back tax cuts for businesses up to $50million turnover...

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