PRO BUSINESS ELECTION POLICIES KEY

As Australians head to the polls this weekend, many businesses will be keenly watching for pro-business promises from the elected party. The most recent Survey of Business Trends and Prospects from the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, released today, shows business sentiment is at a three-year low, with only 14 per cent of businesses anticipating stronger national growth in the year ahead. In metropolitan Melbourne, a key battleground for the major parties, just one in ten businesses expect Australian economic activity to increase over the next 12 months. Read more...