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Net zero emissions — a target big enough to cover a host of sins

Net zero emissions — a target big enough to cover a host of sins

Beware the "net zero by 2050" target — it's vague enough that fossil fuel interests see it as an opportunity to expand.

Business Council spruiks its history of climate action

Business Council spruiks its history of climate action

Crikey has long been sceptical of the BCA’s record on climate change, so we couldn't wait to read its revised climate policy.

Business Council members still shirking their tax obligations

Business Council members still shirking their tax obligations

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.

No-Tax Tim will make a perfect head of peak rentseeker group

No-Tax Tim will make a perfect head of peak rentseeker group

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.

Corporations start to question Business Council’s climate denialism

Corporations start to question Business Council’s climate denialism

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.

Five things the Business Council can do if it really ‘supports action on climate’

Five things the Business Council can do if it really ‘supports action on climate’

The BCA says it wants "a workable plan for Australia”, but it's just shuffling deck chairs on the Titanic.

Business Council members lead the way in not paying tax

Business Council members lead the way in not paying tax

Dozens of Business Council members paid no tax at all in 2018, despite generating tens of billions of dollars in income.

Morrison brings tax cuts forward

Morrison brings tax cuts forward

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.

Delusions run deeper and deeper for Australian business

Delusions run deeper and deeper for Australian business

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".

Even spruikers can’t find benefits in jury-rigged TPP

Even spruikers can’t find benefits in jury-rigged TPP

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.