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Chamber News & Publications

Big Unions Misinform Their Members and The Australian Community

22 Oct 2018

Big Unions are telling unionists to leave their jobs to attend rallies this week based on deliberate misinformation about how Australians work and...

Migration positive story welcome

19 Oct 2018

"We are pleased Minister Coleman has acknowledged the important role employer-sponsored migration plays in solving the skills and labour shortages...

Australian businesses now have access to TRILLION dollar market

19 Oct 2018

We congratulate the Federal Government on their work in getting Australia into the GPA, and look forward to the opportunities...

Business welcomes Government intervention on casual employment

18 Oct 2018

The Federal Government’s intervention in a legal challenge to preserve casual employment and protect Australia’s small businesses from billions of...

Australian Chamber welcomes Senate endorsement of TPP

17 Oct 2018

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

Australian Chamber Welcomes COAG Commitment To Address Silicosis

15 Oct 2018

Australia’s largest business network, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the COAG Health Council and Minister Hunt’s...

Australian Chamber welcomes Labor support for small business tax cuts

12 Oct 2018

The Federal Opposition’s decision to support the acceleration of tax cuts for small, medium and family sized businesses has been...

Tax cuts the right move by Federal Government

11 Oct 2018

“We urge politicians of all sides who say they are supporters of small business to back the tax cuts being...

Business renews calls for bipartisan national solution to energy crisis

10 Oct 2018

“Business needs both major parties, and state and territory governments, to rise above short-term politics and ideology to resolve the...

Promote regional migration but not at expense of city-based jobs

09 Oct 2018

“There is no doubt we need better infrastructure planning to cope with growth and alleviate congestion,” Australian Chamber CEO, James...

Australia Must Reject Big Union Plan to Return to Big Strikes

05 Oct 2018

Australia’s largest and most representative business network, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, today called on all political parties...

ACTU – “Why?”

04 Oct 2018

Australia’s largest business voice, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, asks a simple question about the ACTU’s plan to...

Australian Chamber welcomes VET FEE-HELP remedy for students

20 Sep 2018

“We are pleased that the Government has taken additional steps to address inappropriately incurred VET FEE-HELP debt, with proposed legislation...

Business leaders gather at Parliament House for Business Leaders Summit

18 Sep 2018

“Over the course of the Summit we will bring together Australian Chamber members, political and business leaders, policymakers, regulators, and influencers...

Hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk after employment decision

13 Sep 2018

“This decision is a king hit on the livelihoods of Australian employers and employees - in particular small businesses. Employers...

Parliament Should Deliver A Consistent National Domestic Violence Leave Standard

13 Sep 2018

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, welcomes proposed laws to provide all Australian employees with access to domestic violence...

Jobs surge welcomed by Australian Chamber

13 Sep 2018

The Australian Chamber has welcomed news from the Australian Bureau of Statistics today that total jobs surged by 44,000 in August,...

Australian Chamber calls for action and support to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace

12 Sep 2018

“Australian employers do not want sexual harassment in their workplaces,” Australian Chamber...

Extension of Instant Asset Write-Down welcomed; more action needed to end business uncertainty

12 Sep 2018

“Small business is the backbone of the country and accelerated depreciation is an...

Business welcomes Opposition support for the TPP and improvements to trade agreements, and warns on moves to remove dispute resolution and labour market arrangements

11 Sep 2018

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, welcomes the Federal Opposition’s support...

Survey results reinforce need for policy certainty to boost business

11 Sep 2018

The 3rd quarter results of the Australian Chamber-Westpac Survey of Industrial trends, released today, show the outlook for Australian Manufacturing...

Business Calls On Government To Provide Energy Certainty

10 Sep 2018

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the Government to make clear quickly, its plans to encourage...

Australian Chamber welcomes Skilling South Australia Announcement

07 Sep 2018

“We are pleased that South Australia has taken the lead in progressing the SAF. With action on declining apprenticeship numbers...

Small Business Tax Cuts & Asset Write-Off Must Now Be Government Priority

06 Sep 2018

Accelerating legislated tax cuts and permanently locking in law the instant asset write-off for small business, has to be a Federal...

Increased age eligibility for Canadian Working Holiday Makers welcomed

06 Sep 2018

Australian Chamber-Tourism, welcomes the announcement today that Canadians up to the age of 35 years are eligible to apply for...

Stronger economy welcomed by Business

05 Sep 2018

The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported today that the economy grew by 0.9% in the June quarter and by 3.4% over...

Business response to ALP Gas Policy

03 Sep 2018

The best way to ensure affordable gas is to increase gas supply, Australia’s largest business lobby group, the Australian Chamber...

Australian Chamber welcomes Indonesian trade announcement and regional visits by new Prime Minister and Trade Minister

31 Aug 2018

Australia’s largest and most representative business lobby group, the Australian Chamber of...

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