Latest Australian Industry Group News

Panel established to create pathways to get young Australians into jobs
MYEFO – Welcome signs of further recovery
Government takes right and proper WTO action against China on barley
Universities abandon language programs to our economic cost
Government’s IR Bill contains measured and incremental changes to support recovery
Compliance changes in IR Bill need to be fair to employers and part of a balanced package
Casual employment uncertainty needs to be addressed now to aid recovery
Australian PCI: Construction industry recovery strengthens in November
No surprises in Queensland Budget as it delivers on election promises
Australian PMI: Manufacturing stabilises in November
JobKeeper numbers in line with more optimistic economic outlook
Industry welcomes High Court decision to grant special leave in WorkPac v Rossato Casual Employment Case
ABF blockchain trial with Singapore
Industry opposes Victoria’s flawed casual sick leave proposal
Australia’s ports continue to be a ‘wicked problem’ – Ai Group Paper released
Industry welcomes continued easing of VIC restrictions
Relief and Disbelief at SA lockdown reversal
SA state lockdown with no reasonable notice causes major disruption
NSW Budget Pushes Right Buttons
ACTU Charter risks deterring businesses from accepting working from home arrangements
Knee-jerk state border closures send a terrible message
Gas policy needs to aim for best, plan for worst
RCEP signing gives business greater certainty on data and privacy
State borders reopened by Christmas: Ai Group comment
National Cabinet must agree to reopening internal borders
Disappointing Full Federal Court decision on security for costs in Fair Work class actions
South Australian Budget will lift economy and create jobs
Industry welcomes further easing of VIC restrictions
Implications of Biden Presidency for Australian industry
Positive NSW Energy Roadmap – a national dimension needed
High Court decision not a green light to keep borders closed too long
Australian PSI: Services sectors begin slow path to recovery for first time
Australian PCI: Construction activity turns corner outside of Victoria in October
Rate cut decision comes at a time of rising global uncertainty
Australian PMI: Manufacturing surges into expansion in October
Victoria’s Budget an opportunity to outline a much-needed economic plan
QLD election: Time to flick switch to growth
Border restrictions more unjustifiable as each day passes
Yet another hammer blow to business confidence in Melbourne
Melbourne must open up tomorrow
NWRIC CEO Week in Review 23 October
Ai Group’s latest monthly report on business experiences in COVID crisis
New expert body to accelerate product stewardship
Victorian Grand Final holiday a “slap in face” for business and community
Ai Group urges a national approach to any WR changes for platform businesses
Insurance stress a growing concern for business
Business and community rapidly losing faith in VIC COVID strategy
All health factors need to be taken into account in VIC’s Sunday lockdown announcement