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Thursday, 18 December 2014


  15 December 2014
MYEFO: economy in critical need of rebalancing
The MYEFO has highlighted the Australian economy's increasing vulnerability to the global cycles of the resources sector, emphasising the need for a stronger and more diversified growth base.


  17 December 2014
Workplace maths not adding up
A study conducted by Ai Group with AAMT and the Chief Scientist has confirmed the need to improve connections between maths taught at school and the ways maths is used at work.
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  15 December 2014
Anti-dumping system strengthened
New anti-dumping rules, if properly implemented, offer a higher degree of support to Australian companies concerned about illegal dumping into domestic markets.
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  18 DECEMBER 2014
Happy holidays!
Ai Group wishes you and your family a safe and enjoyable festive season. Ai Group offices will be closed from 12pm, December 24, and will reopen on January 5. Should you need assistance on December 29, 30 or 31, or January 2, please call the BIZassistInfoline: 1300 78 38 44 (9am-5pm). The Certificates of Origin desk will remain open: email:; or Tel: 03 9867 0132.
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Union Claims hit Casual Flexibility
Forcing employers to employ fewer casual employees or casuals to convert to full-time or part-time employment is not in the interests of employers, employees or the community.


Blog: Ai Group's New Look
You'll find here a preview of Ai Group's new branding, which signifies new directions in our communications with our membership. As always, we'd love to hear what you think.
  04 December 2014
Energy regulator's draft decision offers power price relief
Electricity reforms championed by industry are starting to bear fruit in the form of lower prices - but energy users should not count their chickens yet.
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New Year's Training
Ai Group's January-June 2015 Workforce Learning and Development calendar is out now - take advantage of our expert training advisers who work in and for industry, delivering up-to-the-minute programs in a practical workplace context.
The ACA is teaming up with Engineers Australia in presenting the 2015 Infrastructure Industry Leaders' Forum in Melbourne on May 14, prior to the gala presentation of the 2015 Australian Construction Achievement Award that evening.
This week at Ai Group
Weekly Economic Update
Ai Group submission: Spectrum Review
Visit our Digital Business Kit for manufacturers
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