THE PROBLEM Red tape is holding back Australian businesses and entrepreneurs LEARN MORE Pages of new Commonwealth legislation per year THE HUMAN COST OF RED TAPE We talk to businesses about the real cost of red tape. LEARN MORE WHAT RED TAPE IS REALLY DOING LEARN MORE THE $176 BILLION TAX ON OUR PROSPERITY RED TAPE RESEARCH REPORT NO. 1 Download Report
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The Red Tape Problem

Every year businesses spend thousands of hours complying with unnecessary reports, confusing permits, and needless licenses.

Every minute employees spend pandering to red tape requirements is a minute those employees are not dedicating to their businesses and economic activity.

Every year red tape costs the Australian economy $176 billion. To unleash prosperity, governments need to reduce the red tape burden on businesses and entrepreneurs.

Australia’s largest industries

Mining: 7% of Australia’s economy
Manufacturing: 6% of Australia’s economy
Agriculture: 2% of Australia’s economy
Red tape: 11% of Australia’s economy ($176 billion per year)

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Immediate And Radical Overhaul Of Regulatory System Needed To Boost Investment

By |June 8th, 2018|Blog, Media releases|

New research released today by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs calls for a complete overhaul of Australia’s regulatory system in order [...]

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