Illawarra Business Chamber regularly provides statements and the views of the regional business community on important policy issues. Recent statements are listed below.
Job seekers decision a win for small business
08 October 2014
The region’s peak business organisation, the Illawarra Business Chamber, says the Federal Government’s decision to shelve its proposal to force job seekers to apply for 40 jobs a month is a common sense decision that recognises the burden of red tape on small business.
Illawarra’s transport connectivity lags
19 August 2014
A recent study completed by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that the Illawarra’s transport connectivity lags behind other similar regions in NSW, Queensland and Victoria. Based on an assessment of the network coverage and service quality, Illawarra’s transport links score 25 – 30% lower.