As NSW’s leading business organisation, Sydney Business Chamber frequently provides statements and the views of the business community on important policy issues.
Sydney Business Chamber maintains a record of statements made by the Chamber on behalf of the Sydney business community.
Time to Close the Cultural Funding Gap
26 February 2015
A new report revealing the huge disparity in arts funding between East and West Sydney has called on the next New South Wales government to relocate the Powerhouse Museum to Western Sydney and commit $300 million in funding for cultural infrastructure in the region.
Labor’s Infrastructure Plan Falls Short
19 February 2015
The Sydney Business Chamber says the decision by Labor not to support the leasing of the State’s poles and wires, would leave NSW well short of the funds needed to address the congestion challenges facing Sydney.
Tourism Strategy Makes Good Business Sense
17 February 2015
The Sydney Business Chamber said the NSW Government’s commitment to increase the expenditure on tourism and events will bolster Sydney’s economy, ensuring tourism remains a key employer for Sydney and a good investment for Sydney Business.
Elected Mayors a Step to Stronger Local Governance
12 February 2015
The Sydney Business Chamber said the policy announcement by Luke Foley that, if elected in March, Labor would introduce popularly elected mayors for Sydney’s local councils as an important step to make local government stronger.
Sydney’s Expanding Cultural Economy
30 January 2015
The Sydney Business Chamber has described the major upgrade of two of the city’s cultural assets as a sign of the strength of Sydney as a cultural hub and its importance within the visitor economy.
Foley Wrong on Harbour Crossing
28 January 2015
The Sydney Business Chamber has expressed disappointment that the Leader of the Opposition has ruled out the second harbour rail tunnel, within weeks of taking office and without broad consultation with business.
Former Premiers discuss vision for NSW
28 January 2015
Former NSW Premiers The Hon. Nick Greiner and The Hon. Morris Iemma will share their insights during an open and facilitated discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing NSW, at an event hosted by the Sydney Business Chamber in Parramatta on 12 February.
Federal Government Must Back Sydney
23 January 2015
The Sydney Business Chamber has congratulated the Federal Government on the new China-Australia bilateral agreement to increase Chinese air rights into Australia but has called on the Federal Government to lift the cap on aircraft movements at Sydney Airport so that Sydney can reach its true potential from this deal.
Sydney’s Northern Road Network To Be Transformed
15 January 2015
The Sydney Business Chamber said the February start for the first stage of the NorthConnex motorway will be welcome news for business that cops the cost of traffic congestion on Sydney roads.