PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH AN URGENT PRIORITY

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is urging federal and state governments to make productivity growth an urgent policy priority in order to protect the living standards of Australians, following the release of the Productivity Commission’s report today. ACCI Chief Economist Ross Lambie said  “the Productivity Commission’s analysis reinforces the need for governments to identify and act upon opportunities to increase productivity. What we need is policies which enhance the ability of businesses to invest, grow and employ – they will be critical to achieving this outcome." Read more HERE.