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Thursday, 25 June 2015

 

  23 June 2015
Ai Group skills support to fuel business growth
Ai Group has won a Federal Government contract to support business with better access to training, with 30 Skills Advisers to operate nationally through the Government's flagship skills program, the Industry Skills Fund.
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  23 June 2015
NSW Budget strong on infrastructure
The NSW Budget has offered a credible plan for building the State's productive capacity and laying the foundations for stronger economic growth in the longer term.
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  24 JUNE 2015
Australian membership of AIIB makes sense
Ai Group welcomes Australia's participation in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, which fits well with national ambitions for more thorough engagement in the Asian region.
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  18 JUNE 2015
SA Budget puts industry front and centre
The South Australian Government has placed business and industry at the centre of its budget announcements, for the first time in a number of years.
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  24 JUNE 2015
Transform your business
At a time of endless innovation and disruption, with so many challenges for business leaders, are you ready to take your enterprise to the next level? Get the keys to business reinvention at our upcoming live interactive online event: Business Transformation.
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Don't devalue R&D Tax Incentive
Ai Group has urged Senators to reject further changes to the R&D Tax Incentive, which stand in stark contrast with other current policy directions focused on lifting commercially driven R&D.
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Face up and get Social!
If you're active in industry, then you need to plug in to like-minded networks on social media - and what better place to start than Ai Group's new Facebook page. Be first to get access to everything we're doing!

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  18 June 2015
Testing times: Ice in the workplace
Despite the concerns raised by the use of the drug 'Ice' in construction, manufacturing and transport industries - where safety is paramount - instinctive union opposition to workplace drug and alcohol testing has inhibited many employers in managing WHS risks.
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This week at Ai Group
  NSW Budget Review  
  Salary & Benefits Survey 2015 - Report available now!  
  A Guide to Using the China Australia FTA  
  Ai Group's Response to Taxation Discussion Paper  
  Ai Group Submission: Inquiry into Crystal Meth (Ice)  
  Annual Wage Review: Compliance Advice (NAT007/15)  
  Weekly Economic Update - business innovation data  
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Marketplace
Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination

The Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a National Inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with disability. Ai Group is on the employer reference panel for the inquiry. Find out more below, or contact our Senior Adviser - Workplace Relations Policy, Genevieve Vaccaro, for more information.
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New era for Australian border management

With the integration of the current Department of Immigration and Border Protection and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Services, a new Department of Immigration and Border Protection will be unveiled on 1 July 2015. This will signal a major change in the way Australia's borders are managed.
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