Illawarra Business Chamber regularly provides statements and the views of the regional business community on important policy issues. Recent statements are listed below.
What are the unions doing to #saveoursteelworks?
13 August 2015
As the community gets behind the #saveoursteelworks campaign and the unions release economic modelling showing the impact of a complete closure of BlueScope’s Illawarra operations, the Illawarra Business Chamber (IBC) and Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) ask the question ‘what are the unions doing to save our steelworks?’
Local business leaders begin journey to put the Illawarra first
03 August 2015
Today the Illawarra Business Chamber (IBC) is hosting the NSW Business Chamber (NSWBC) President and CEO to consult with Illawarra business leaders on strengthening the chamber movement and voice of business to boost economic development in the Illawarra region.
Lower NSW electricity network prices will ease cost pressures on business
29 May 2015
The Illawarra Business Chamber (IBC) says the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) decision not to change its final determination on electricity network prices in New South Wales will ease cost pressures on business and ensure energy providers are operating the networks as efficiently as possible.