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Business Council Lobbies On Infrastructure

The Business Council of Australia has produced a position paper calling for action on Australia’s infrastructure.

The paper appears at the bottom of this page.

This is the text of an article by Rod Pearse, chairman of the Business Council of Australia’s Sustainable Growth Taskforce and chief executive of Boral Limited. It was published in The Australian on March 28, 2005.

We can avert a crisis and seize opportunities

Much has been said recently about how Australia can lock in its economic success. The country’s outstanding economic performance during the past decade has delivered enormous benefits. Substantial improvements in average incomes, high employment, low interest rates, low inflation and record highs in consumer and business confidence are just some of the tangible benefits. [Read more…]