As NSW’s leading business organisation, NSW Business Chamber frequently provides statements and the views of the business community on important policy issues.
NSW Business Chamber maintains a record of statements made by the Chamber on behalf of the NSW business community.
Penalty rates appeal rejected by Federal Court
26 August 2014
Stephen Cartwright, the CEO of the state’s peak business organisation, NSW Business Chamber, says the Federal Court’s dismissal of an appeal into penalty rates will bring relief for the business community.
As part of the two yearly review of modern awards, Australian Business Industrial and the Restaurant & Catering Association of Victoria lodged an application to vary the Restaurant Industry Award 2010 in respect of penalty rates payable for work performed on Sundays.
Penalty rates appeal to begin in Federal Court
25 August 2014
Stephen Cartwright, the CEO of the state’s peak business organisation, NSW Business Chamber, says the outcome of today’s appeal hearing in the Federal Court regarding penalty rates in the hospitality sector has far reaching implications.
Federal political point-scoring puts NSW competitiveness at risk
01 August 2014
NSW's peak business organisation, the NSW Business Chamber, has called on all parties to stop playing politics with the Federal Government’s proposed Asset Recycling program, and instead pass the legislation to help fund the infrastructure that the citizens of NSW and other states both need and deserve.
Senate amendments put NSW in a state of double jeopardy
18 July 2014
The state's peak business organisation, the NSW Business Chamber, has called on senators to pass the Federal Government's Asset Recycling Fund Bill and vote down the duplicative and unnecessary amendments proposed by Labor and the Greens.
"These proposed amendments put NSW in a state of political double jeopardy," said Stephen Cartwright, CEO of the NSW Business Chamber.
Carbon tax repeal good for business
17 July 2014
Stephen Cartwright, the Chief Executive of the state’s peak business organization, the NSW Business Chamber, believes the repeal of the carbon tax will bring much needed certainty to the business community across Australia.
Proposed HSC review a positive step
19 June 2014
The state’s peak business organisation, the NSW Business Chamber, has welcomed the commitment by the NSW Opposition to review post year 10 education and training should they win Government next year, but warned that plans to reverse reforms to TAFE would be a massive misstep.
NSW Business Chamber responds to Federal Budget 2014
13 May 2014
The state’s peak business organisation, the NSW Business Chamber applauds the Federal Budget for its support of key infrastructure projects in NSW such as the Badgerys Creek airport and WestConnex while at the same time confronting Australia’s fiscal realities.