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.
Business, universities and research institutions unite to ensure Australia’s future as the clever co
17 July 2014
How to better connect researchers and business people is the central plank of a new report by the Sydney Business Chamber, launched today in Sydney.
The Industry-Research Collaboration report, co-authored by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), provides practical recommendations to arrest Australia’s declining rate of productivity growth by better harnessing Australia’s considerable research expertise, and the $30 billion spend on R&D annually.
Sibos conference a great win for Sydney
15 July 2014
The Sydney Business Chamber has congratulated the NSW Government and Business Events Sydney for securing the Sibos Conference in 2018.
“Sibos is the premier conference in the world for the financial services industry and will be a great boost for the local economy, injecting around $50 million,” said Patricia Forsythe, Executive Director of the Sydney Business Chamber.
Bold vision for Sydney’s future
11 June 2014
The Sydney Business Chamber says the commitment of Premier Mike Baird to turn the proceeds from the proposed sale of "electricity poles and wires‟ into transport infrastructure is a visionary step for our city.
Business needs a stronger voice in CBD council matters
27 March 2014
The Sydney Business Chamber has endorsed the recommendations of a parliamentary inquiry that has called for non-residential ratepayers of the City of Sydney Council to be given stronger voting rights in local elections.
Moving government jobs to the west a good decision
21 March 2014
The Western Sydney Director of the Sydney Business Chamber said the NSW Government's announcement to move 3,000 public service jobs to Western Sydney sent the right message on combating the region's 200,000 jobs deficit.
Fast tracking of Opal Card good news for commuters
20 March 2014
The Sydney Business Chamber has said the announcement that the Opal ticketing system would be rolled out to the rest of the Sydney train network by the end of the month would make train travel a more attractive offering to Sydneysiders.
NorthConnex a vital missing road link for Sydney
17 March 2014
The Sydney Business Chamber said the NorthConnex motorway was a next generation infrastructure project that demonstrated the renewed partnership between government and the private sector to complete Sydney’s transport network.