“Streamlining regulatory settings and encouraging business investment will drive our international competitiveness, empowering business to grow,” Mr McKellar said.
“Business, big and small, employs more than 11 million Australians. Enabling enterprise to flourish is essential to continue rebuilding our economy and locking in prosperity for future generations.
“This is a critical time for our country, for business and for generations of Australians. Having overcome the pandemic and ensuing devastation to businesses right across industry, now is time to seize on our potential to unleash a new era of growth, opportunity and innovation.”
The ACCI acknowledged the Coalition and Scott Morrison for their leadership over the past three years, in particular throughout the pandemic, and the provision of crucial contributions in guiding the economy through unprecedented circumstances.
The Albanese Labor Government has pledged up to $15 billion of capital to invest in job-creating projects through loans, equity and guarantees in resources, agriculture, transport, medical science, defence capability, enabling capabilities, and renewables and low emissions technologies.
Labor has also promised to help drive the local manufacturing sector through renewable energy projects.