COVID-19 Business Support

ACCI is here to help support the Australian business community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

ACCI is here to help support the Australian business community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has had a profound and far-reaching effect on the national business community. Many businesses are explicitly shut or have zero business; others are being forced to adapt, from providing new services and remote work environments. This website will be updated regularly to provide up-to-date resources and information, including guides to navigate temporary legislation and new employment frameworks.

Certificates of Origin

Certificates of Origin are a documentary system used in modern international trade for millions of...

Certificates of Origin are a documentary system used in modern international trade for millions of transactions around the globe every year.

Members

The Australian Chamber has a network of over 160 business associations made up of peak...

The Australian Chamber has a network of over 160 business associations made up of peak state and territory chambers of commerce, national industry associations from all sectors, and the Business Leaders Council.

Focus on skills welcome but holistic approach must be taken

06 Dec 2021

A commitment from the Federal Opposition to deliver an expansion of Vocational Education and Training and higher education will be...

Opposition’s plan a chance to end climate uncertainty

03 Dec 2021

Ambitious emissions reduction plans announced by the Federal Opposition today offer a pathway to achieve the economic and technological transition...

ACCI elects new president

01 Dec 2021

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the nation’s largest and most representative business group, has elected Nola Watson as...

Temporary pause on international reopening a sensible precaution

30 Nov 2021

While the delay to the reopening if international borders from 1 December until 15 December will be disappointing and disruptive...

Visa changes provide certainty for skilled migrants and international students

25 Nov 2021

New visa settings announced by the Federal Government today offer a lifeline for businesses facing acute skills shortages and will...

Fair Work Amendment tramples the preferences of employees

23 Nov 2021

The Fair Work Amendment (Same Job, Same Pay) Bill 2021 threatens the viability of labour hire services and ignores the...

Return of international arrivals a partial release of the pressure valve

22 Nov 2021

Australia is set to welcome 200,000 skilled migrants, foreign students, working holiday makers and other existing visa holders without the...

Urgent clarity needed for cruises to set sail

16 Nov 2021

As Australia’s summer season approaches, indications from the Federal Health Minister that the cruise industry will be permitted to set...

Still no plan for worker shortage crisis

09 Nov 2021

As worker shortages across the country reach crisis levels, Australian businesses are still without a timetable for the return of...

MUA’s cargo crisis chokehold must be stopped

04 Nov 2021

The Maritime Union’s push to paralyse Australia’s ports is risking the nation's economic recovery amid intensified international supply chain disruptions.  Released...

Abolish quarantine for all fully vaxxed arrivals

02 Nov 2021

Australia’s recovery hangs in the balance for our tourism industry, universities and those businesses facing critical skill shortages without a...

Path to net zero imperative for business

26 Oct 2021

Businesses now have a practical plan to achieve the technological and economic transition towards net zero.  This will drive investment,...

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