The Distillery: BCA's big vision

The Business Council of Australia’s latest report has impressed the commentariat, but one scribe says it's an idealistic benchmark rather than a practical policy blueprint.

Anyone who reads the Business Council of Australia’s plan to reinvigorate the national economy simply has to conclude that it’s an impressive, measured document. That’s the takeaway from Australia’s business journalists, though they’re all concerned that the report will do little to improve the discussion in Canberra.

Fairfax’s Malcolm Maiden urges everyone not to dismiss the plan as a wish list for big business simply because there’s a 16.7 per cent company tax cut. The report is much, much better than that.

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