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Australian Industry Group

Thursday, 14th August 2014

PM delivers inaugural Tyree Address
The Prime Minister delivered Ai Group's inaugural Sir William Tyree Address in Sydney last Friday, covering key issues for business raised in an introductory presentation by BlueScope Steel Chair, Graeme Kraehe.
Read the PM's address; Mr Kraehe's speech; plus Ai Group CEO's and President's introductions

Constructors lead way on site safety
The Ai Group-managed Australian Constructors Association (ACA) has released two major reports - Safety in Design and Safety Culture - intended to change the industry's approach to safety issues.
Find out more

Digital Business Kit launched for manufacturers
We've launched a new service to members: our Digital Business Kit offers priceless information and advice to SMEs and NFPs in manufacturing to assist in deriving real benefits from digital technologies.
Find out more

Have your say: workforce development needs
How are Australian businesses getting the skills they need? How are they developing skills within their workforce? Help us answer these critical questions by taking part in our Survey of Workforce Development Needs 2014.
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New employer guide for workforce literacy
Ai Group has developed an employer guide, Unlocking Workforce Potential, to assist companies dealing with workforce literacy and numeracy issues.
Find out more

Fair Work Commission Claims
Adverse action and unfair dismissal claims are on the rise according to the FWC - which now also has workplace bullying in its jurisdiction. Our seminar will help you manage the risk of a claim and outline how to defend one.
Melbourne, August 28
Sydney, September 2
Brisbane, September 3


• Weekly Economic Update
• Submission: Senate Inquiry on Innovation
• Advice: Repeal of NSW Payroll Tax Scheme (Disability Employment)
• Report: Australian Business Engaging Asia
• Ai Group July-Dec Workforce Learning and Development calendar


QLD: Don't miss Collaborate to Innovate
The QLD Government is hosting 'Collaborate to Innovate', a special event on Sept 4 that will explore how business and researchers can collaborate to gain a competitive edge. Find out more

Are you innovative and looking to grow?
If your business is doing research and development then the Federal Government's R&D Tax Incentive may help offset some of the costs. Find out more

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