Beware the "net zero by 2050" target — it's vague enough that fossil fuel interests see it as an opportunity to expand.
Crikey has long been sceptical of the BCA’s record on climate change, so we couldn't wait to read its revised climate policy.
The Business Council of Australia constantly demands cuts to company tax — but its members use tax lurks to pay well below full freight when it comes to their tax obligations.
The new chairman of the Business Council is an ideal fit for the peak lobby group for large companies — the company he ran routinely paid no tax at all.
Companies are finally starting to work out what the Business Council's climate change policy is: vaguely supporting action, then sabotaging any efforts to actually do anything.
The BCA says it wants "a workable plan for Australia”, but it's just shuffling deck chairs on the Titanic.
Good morning, early birds. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to announce an acceleration of tax cuts for small businesses, and a new poll highlights Australians' apathy for local politics. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The new line from the business lobby is that our economic growth is "just luck". In fact the refusal of politicians to obey their demands has been crucial to that "luck".
A new report from business groups urging the adoption of a bastardised TPP admits the economic benefits will be trivial. That hasn't stopped lobbyists hyping the results.