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05-Feb-2016 Opening statement to the Senate Committee inquiry into the feasibility of, and options for, creating a national long service standard, and the portability of long service and other entitlements
05-Feb-2016 Australian PCI®: Construction starts year on soft footing
05-Feb-2016 Further Sentate ABCC Inquiry A Gross Waste Of Resources
04-Feb-2016 TPP Signing supports Australian trade and global interests
03-Feb-2016 Australian PSI®: Services sector makes slow start to 2016
02-Feb-2016 Top constructors support ABCC legislation
02-Feb-2016 The community's interests need to be protected - all Senators need to support the construction bill.
01-Feb-2016 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing sees a stronger start to 2016
31-Jan-2016 Business Cautiously Optimistic for 2016
28-Jan-2016 Ai Group response to final PC report into the Workplace Relations Framework
20-Jan-2016 New resource to lift STEM skills
18-Jan-2016 Low literacy and numeracy skills plaguing employers
08-Jan-2016 Australian PCI®: Construction ends 2015 in negative territory
06-Jan-2016 Australian PSI®: Services sector subdued at the end of 2015
04-Jan-2016 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing ends 2015 in expansionary territory
21-Dec-2015 PC Report a sound basis for Government IR election policy
20-Dec-2015 ChAFTA commences this weekend
17-Dec-2015 Ai Group comment on ATO corporate tax list
16-Dec-2015 Victorian VET Funding Review Ai Group Comment
16-Dec-2015 Release of B20 Coalition Paper on Smart Cities and the Digital Economy
15-Dec-2015 Statement on the Mid Year Economic and Fiscal outlook (MYEFO)
14-Dec-2015 Ministers Ramp Up Support For STEM Education
10-Dec-2015 Ai Group welcomes NSW's action to fix the emergency services levy
09-Dec-2015 Ai Group identifies Christmas party risk list
07-Dec-2015 Response by Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council (AAMC) to Federal Government innovation statement
07-Dec-2015 Government's Bold National Innovation and Science Agenda
07-Dec-2015 Australian PCI®: Construction growth eases in November
06-Dec-2015 Innovation tax incentive could make Australia #1 in world
06-Dec-2015 Government's Innovation Statement
03-Dec-2015 New Industry and Manufacturing Advisory Group a win for QLD manufacturers
03-Dec-2015 Australian PSI®: Disappointing start to Christmas trading season
02-Dec-2015 Release of B20 Coalition Paper on Common Standards for the Digital Economy
01-Dec-2015 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing strengthens further in November
01-Dec-2015 Australian Construction Achievement Award announces six project finalists
30-Nov-2015 New report shows competency based training key to lifting apprentice completion rates
27-Nov-2015 Release of Ai Group's Digital Policy Priorities Statement
27-Nov-2015 Comment on Federal Opposition Climate Proposals
24-Nov-2015 VIC Trams announcement important to local industry
24-Nov-2015 Government's Response To Harper Review To Boost Economic Opportunities
17-Nov-2015 NT Gas pipeline decision begs the national questions
06-Nov-2015 Australian PCI®: Apartments drive building growth in October
04-Nov-2015 Australian PSI®: Services sector growth interrupted in October
02-Nov-2015 Ai Group comment on GST Modelling
02-Nov-2015 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing holds on to recent gains
30-Oct-2015 Turnaround in construction outlook
28-Oct-2015 REPORT: Victorian businesses slam Football Friday
21-Oct-2015 Bipartisan agreement on CHAFTA puts common sense ahead of politics
13-Oct-2015 Passage Of Fair Work Amendment Bill By Senate Is Welcome But Other Necessary Changes Should Not Be Forgotten
13-Oct-2015 Construction industry regulator commended for taking on board industry's concerns regarding drug and alcohol testing
13-Oct-2015 CHAFTA and Labor's immigration amendments
09-Oct-2015 Industry welcomes waste Investment Facilitation Service
08-Oct-2015 Federal Opposition focus on infrastructure welcome
07-Oct-2015 Australian PCI®: Construction growth maintained in September
07-Oct-2015 New report highlights need for definitive higher education policies
06-Oct-2015 TPP a transformative agreement
06-Oct-2015 Hawkei contract a boost for the defence sector and regional industry
05-Oct-2015 Australian PSI®: Longest services sector expansion since GFC
01-Oct-2015 Australian PMI®: Third straight monthly rise in Manufacturing
30-Sep-2015 Australia up a spot in International Competitiveness Report: IR, Tax, and Innovation Policies a barrier to investment
24-Sep-2015 Ai Group submission to PC's Draft Report on Australia's Workplace Relations Framework
21-Sep-2015 Comment by Ai Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox, on new federal ministry
15-Sep-2015 Ai Group congratulates incoming PM Malcolm Turnbull
14-Sep-2015 Portable Long Service Leave - VIC Inquiry
08-Sep-2015 Ai Group urges PC to go further with workplace relations changes
07-Sep-2015 Australian PCI®: Construction rebounds in August
03-Sep-2015 Australian PSI®: Strongest expansion in services since 2008
02-Sep-2015 Comment by Ai Group Chief Executive Innes Willox on today's national accounts and Australian dollar
01-Sep-2015 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing prospects lift in August
31-Aug-2015 International Leadership Experts at Key Business Event - 1 September, Melbourne
31-Aug-2015 Ai Group Report: Investing in workplace literacy pays off for employers
31-Aug-2015 Ai Group Comment on Dyson Heydon and Union Royal Commission
28-Aug-2015 Unified Research Organisations a Strong Base for Innovation
26-Aug-2015 Remarks by Ai Group Chief Executive at National Reform Summit
25-Aug-2015 New Victorian energy efficiency targets balance caution and ambition
24-Aug-2015 Victorian Portable Long Service Leave Scheme Would Cost Employers Over $4 Billion Per Annum
21-Aug-2015 Major Constructors Support Royal Commission
20-Aug-2015 Still a way to go on STEM skills
20-Aug-2015 Report highlights economic benefits of the Export Market Development Grants Scheme
19-Aug-2015 Getting Defence Acquisition and Sustainment on a Firm Track
18-Aug-2015 Ai Group comment on Senate rejection of Building and Construction Bill
17-Aug-2015 Victoria Will Be Closed For Business On 'Football Friday'
11-Aug-2015 Emmissions Targets Will Require Deep Cuts and Major Effort
07-Aug-2015 Australian PCI®: Construction a two-speed industry
05-Aug-2015 Australian PSI®: Services sector expansion strengthens in July
04-Aug-2015 PC Draft Report Lays The Groundwork For Community Discussion On Improving Australia's Workplace Relations Arrangements
04-Aug-2015 Industry Welcomes Building Ministers Forum Commitment To Address Non-Conforming Products
04-Aug-2015 Building Australia's New Naval Ship Fleet
03-Aug-2015 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing stabilises in July
30-Jul-2015 Retention of Made in Australia labelling welcomed
30-Jul-2015 Release of B20 Coalition Position Paper on Cyber Security
27-Jul-2015 Industry welcomes Government's commitment to address issues in telco security legislation
24-Jul-2015 Ai Group Aussie dollar fall comment
23-Jul-2015 ALP Renewable Energy Proposal Requires Careful Scrutiny
21-Jul-2015 Leader's Retreat - Removing Inefficient Taxes Should Be Top Tax Reform Priority
21-Jul-2015 Ai Group Opening Statement To Committee On FTAs
17-Jul-2015 Employers and Employees Will Benefit From Ai Group Success in FWC's Award Flexibility Case
14-Jul-2015 Queensland's Budget is a Sound Long-Term Budget But Immediate Pressures Remain
13-Jul-2015 Industry support for Watermark Coal Mine
13-Jul-2015 Ai Group's Opening Statement in Melbourne today to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment
12-Jul-2015 Queensland's Budget Needs Careful Juggling of State's Top Priorities
08-Jul-2015 Trusted Trader Program to bring red tape relief for business
08-Jul-2015 Industry and academic research: the sleeping giant Australia urgently needs to awaken
07-Jul-2015 Australian PCI®: Residential construction growing, engineering slowing in June
03-Jul-2015 Australian PSI®: Services ends financial year in growth territory
02-Jul-2015 Defence White Paper Expert Panel's Valuable Contribution
01-Jul-2015 Risk that manufacturers will miss out on FTA benefits
01-Jul-2015 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing loses momentum in June
30-Jun-2015 Minimum Wages to be increased by 2.5% tomorrow
29-Jun-2015 Broad Alliance Points To Common Ground on Climate Policy
26-Jun-2015 Ai Group Comment on Victorian windfarm announcement:
24-Jun-2015 Australian Industry Group comment on Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
23-Jun-2015 NSW Budget strong on improving infrastructure, driving productivity and competitiveness
23-Jun-2015 Ai Group delivers skills support to fuel business growth
18-Jun-2015 Budget puts business and industry front and centre
17-Jun-2015 Optimism and Trepidation as China-Australia FTA signed
16-Jun-2015 Ice Epidemic Hits Construction, Manufacturing and Transport
15-Jun-2015 Bold Remodelling of Tax System Required
12-Jun-2015 New Worksafe Victoria Head
12-Jun-2015 New Waste Plan Welcomed
12-Jun-2015 Portable Long Service Leave could cost jobs
11-Jun-2015 Ai Group Success in Major FWC Annual Leave Case - Employers and Employees Will Benefit
08-Jun-2015 NSW 2015-16 Budget: Opportunity To Shape And Secure NSW's Economic Future
05-Jun-2015 Australian PCI®: Construction remains in negative territory in May
03-Jun-2015 Australia's Competitiveness Rests Largely On Our Leadership Capability
03-Jun-2015 REMINDER: Industry Minister to launch major leadership report TODAY
03-Jun-2015 Australian PSI®: No Budget bounce yet for Services
02-Jun-2015 Constructors Release Safety Resource Material to Industry
02-Jun-2015 Annual Wage Review Increase Will Increase The Strain on Many Businesses
02-Jun-2015 Industry Minister To Launch Major Leadership Policy Report
02-Jun-2015 Manufacturing industry's best hope lies in flagship projects: AAMC Chairman
02-Jun-2015 Australia Losing Ideas Offshore: AAMC Calls For Productivity Commission Review
01-Jun-2015 Release of B20 Coalition Digital Economy Discussion Paper
01-Jun-2015 Australian PMI®: Lower Dollar Drives Manufacturing Exports
27-May-2015 Ai Group comment on Port of Melbourne lease
26-May-2015 Federal Government investment in industry research major welcome step
26-May-2015 Manufacturing Innovation Gets Into Gear
19-May-2015 Trade Union Royal Commission Discussion Paper Provides An Important And Timely Contribution To The Public Debate
19-May-2015 RET Renewed by Bipartisan Deal
14-May-2015 Comment from Ai Group Chief Executive Innes Willox on anti-dumping reforms
12-May-2015 Constrained Budget Heading In The Right Direction - Statement By Innes Willox, Chief Executive
08-May-2015 Willox Budget opinion piece - The Australian
08-May-2015 RET Deal Inches Closer
07-May-2015 Australian PCI®: Construction industry conditions softer in April
06-May-2015 Comment: Jobs and Small Business Package Annnouncement
06-May-2015 Caution needed on taxation transparency measures
05-May-2015 Interest Rate Cut - Ai Group Comment
05-May-2015 Victorian Government's first Budget a good start but more to do
05-May-2015 Australian PSI®: Services sector treads water in April
04-May-2015 Industry ranks business tax reduction as top Budget priority
01-May-2015 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing contraction eases in April
29-Apr-2015 Chief Scientist's research highlights importance of STEM skills
29-Apr-2015 Ai Group Submission on Emissions Targets
22-Apr-2015 It's time to pull the plug on the Grand Final holiday
21-Apr-2015 Industry at the centre of new arrangements for Training Product Development
21-Apr-2015 Assistant Minister for Education and Training to announce key model for industry training
20-Apr-2015 Victoria's Budget Needs To Be A Game Changer
16-Apr-2015 Global Growth: The Need For a Paradigm Shift
16-Apr-2015 Ai Group Comment: RAND Report on Naval Shipbuilding
15-Apr-2015 Government commitment to using the budget to boost investment, productivity and employment is welcome
15-Apr-2015 East West Link Deal Averts Crisis Of Confidence
15-Apr-2015 Australia Inches Up In Digital Competitiveness But Still Short Of Top Ten
14-Apr-2015 Gas: Silver Lining Welcome - Clouds Still Threaten
09-Apr-2015 Australian PCI®: Construction edges ahead in March
08-Apr-2015 Energy: competition and productivity are positive, certainty yet to come
08-Apr-2015 Ai Group Comment on RET target - re latest Government and Opposition positions
07-Apr-2015 Australian PSI®: Services sector expands again in March
01-Apr-2015 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing falters despite lift in exports
01-Apr-2015 Ai Group comment on Defence Review recommendations
31-Mar-2015 Industry Welcomes Harper Review Recommendation That Trading Restrictions in Enterprise Agreements be Outlawed
31-Mar-2015 Easter a time for sharing
31-Mar-2015 Australia's Naval Shipbuilding Plan
30-Mar-2015 Union superannuation claim is unfair on employers and on low paid workers
30-Mar-2015 Taxation discussion paper: Well-known problem requires some new solutions
30-Mar-2015 Business Tax Changes to Kick-Start Stalled Economy
30-Mar-2015 Ai Group congratulates Premier Baird on NSW election win
27-Mar-2015 Expert Panel Needs to Focus on Jobs Growth in This Year's Annual Wage Review
26-Mar-2015 Industry strongly supports bill to extend construction industry regulator's compulsory examination powers
26-Mar-2015 Crunch Time on RET
24-Mar-2015 Australian Industry Group warns about the dangers of Industry-wide pattern bargaining
23-Mar-2015 10 reasons why the unions' claims regarding the examination powers of the ABCC are nonsense
20-Mar-2015 Industry welcomes changed Wind Farm Laws
19-Mar-2015 The Fair Work Commission's Award Flexibility Case
18-Mar-2015 Changes to 457 visa program sensible and broadly welcome
17-Mar-2015 Ai Group's Plan to ensure that Enterprise Agreements are more productive and flexible
16-Mar-2015 Federal Government 'China Bank' rethink welcome
16-Mar-2015 Ai Group Submission to the PC Inquiry into Workplace Relations, 16 March 2015
11-Mar-2015 Support for graduate work readiness will boost skills for industry
10-Mar-2015 Long-awaited decision to maintain funding to the ATS welcome
06-Mar-2015 Australian PCI®: Softer conditions continue in construction
05-Mar-2015 Intergenerational Report 2015: Vindicates business calls for farsighted reforms
04-Mar-2015 Australian PSI®: Services sector expands for first time in a year
03-Mar-2015 Comment on Labor Tax Announcement
02-Mar-2015 Australian PMI®: Weak domestic demand hits manufacturing
26-Feb-2015 VET legislation a welcome support for Australia's industry
26-Feb-2015 Ai Group Comment: Extension of Chief Scientist's Appointment
25-Feb-2015 Sensible Changes to Gender Reporting Framework
23-Feb-2015 Submarine acquisition strategy welcome step to developing Australian capabilities
20-Feb-2015 Ai Group Comment: PC Report on Childcare andEarly Childhood Education
20-Feb-2015 Ai Group Comment: Government Announcement Of Process For Acquisition Of New Australian Submarines
19-Feb-2015 Ai Group puts forward a business agenda for the Next NSW Government
17-Feb-2015 Submarines must be priority for new Growth Centre
17-Feb-2015 Industry Growth Centre Appointments welcomed by Ai Group
16-Feb-2015 ACTU push for new workplace rights regarding pregnancy, return to work and family violence are unrealistic and unworkable
12-Feb-2015 Ai Group's Submission to the Federal Budget 2015-16
12-Feb-2015 Ai Group calls for national strategy to address crippling STEM skill shortages
11-Feb-2015 Research and Development Tax Incentive Bill Should Be Rejected
11-Feb-2015 Government Bargaining Bill Needs to be Amended to Address FWC Ruling Expanding Unions' Right to Strike
06-Feb-2015 Ai Group comment: Folly not to proceed with corporate tax cut
06-Feb-2015 Australian PCI®: Subdued start to 2015 for construction industry
05-Feb-2015 Victory for Common Sense - Newcastle Show Day not a Public Holiday
05-Feb-2015 Training system quality essential for business
04-Feb-2015 Australian PSI®: Services sector stabilises at start of the new year
03-Feb-2015 Ai Group's Comment on RBA Rate cut
02-Feb-2015 Comment by Innes Willox, Chief Executive, Australian Industry Group on expected announcement of decision not to proceed with Paid Parental Leave Scheme
02-Feb-2015 Australian PMI®: Lower dollar boosts manufacturing exports
02-Feb-2015 Ai Group CEO Survey - Business prospects in 2015: Searching for Growth
02-Feb-2015 Ai Group's Comment on Prime Minister's National Press Club Address
27-Jan-2015 Australian Constructors Association Calls For National Building Legislation To Be Passed By Senate
22-Jan-2015 Abolition of Victorian code increases the urgency for the Federal construction IR legislation to be passed
09-Jan-2015 Australian PCI®: Subdued end to 2014 for construction
07-Jan-2015 Australian PSI®: Services sector in the doldrums in December
06-Jan-2015 Queensland Election - Incoming Government Must Diversify Economy, Drive Productivity
05-Jan-2015 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing slips back into contraction
22-Dec-2014 Ai Group comment on Cabinet Reshuffle
19-Dec-2014 Statement on union royal commission report
19-Dec-2014 Statement On The Queensland Budget Update
19-Dec-2014 Comment On PC Review Of Workplace Relations Framework
19-Dec-2014 Comment By Ai Group On Today's Dp World Anti-Bullying Decision
19-Dec-2014 Ai Group Comment On NSW Mid Year Budget Statement
15-Dec-2014 Statement On The Mid Year Economic And Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO)
15-Dec-2014 Strengthening of Australia's Anti-dumping System
10-Dec-2014 New Trade Office in Jakarta a welcome addition for QLD business
09-Dec-2014 Rescuing AWD project requires full implementation of winter|white report
08-Dec-2014 Statement On The Financial System Inquiry Final Report
05-Dec-2014 Australian PCI®: Building recovery stalls on weaker demand in November
03-Dec-2014 GDP data reflects serious weaknesses in Australian economy
03-Dec-2014 Australian PSI®: Services sector continues to struggle in November
02-Dec-2014 Ai Group urges government to hold a tender process for the future submarine program
01-Dec-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing edges ahead in November
01-Dec-2014 Ai Group Comment on Victorian Election result
28-Nov-2014 Release of revised building code reinforces need for Construction IR bill to be passed by parliament this year
28-Nov-2014 Power Price Relief At Hand - If Draft Decision Stands
27-Nov-2014 Australian Constructors Association Elects David Saxelby as President
24-Nov-2014 Australia Should Participate In Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank - Ai Group Comment
18-Nov-2014 Ai Group Welcomes the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement
17-Nov-2014 Five Hot Spots For Manufacturers In The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement
14-Nov-2014 FWC full bench overturns unworkable decision of Commissioner Ryan on "fairly chosen" group concept
12-Nov-2014 Response to MYEFO | Treasurer comments - Innes Willox, Chief Executive of Ai Group
12-Nov-2014 Ai Group comment on Renewable Energy Target negotiations
07-Nov-2014 Australian PCI®: Construction surge eases in October
05-Nov-2014 Australian PSI®: Services sector drops to 14-month low
03-Nov-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing broadly stable in October
03-Nov-2014 Ai Group Sets Out The Business Agenda For The Next Victorian Government
30-Oct-2014 Ai Group Comment: New Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
30-Oct-2014 Construction sector awaits Infrastructure Lift
30-Oct-2014 Carbon Deal A Positive Step
29-Oct-2014 Ai Group Comment On Discussion Paper: Boosting The Commercial Returns From Research
27-Oct-2014 Ai Group Study Released On Australia-China Free Trade Agreement
23-Oct-2014 Statement On The Significant Investor Visa Overhaul
22-Oct-2014 Maintain the rage against red tape
22-Oct-2014 Comment On Opening Of Negotiations On Renewable Energy Target
16-Oct-2014 Ai Group Congratulates New Deputy Premier Of NSW
14-Oct-2014 Federal Government's Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda
09-Oct-2014 Xenophon Carbon Amendments Worth A Closer Look
08-Oct-2014 Release of the Queensland Government's Strong Choices Plan
07-Oct-2014 Australian PCI®: Construction growth hits nine-year high in September
07-Oct-2014 Union Claims To Restrict Casual Flexibility Must Be Rejected
03-Oct-2014 Australian PSI®: Services sector drops further in September
02-Oct-2014 Sensible Full Bench decision stops ex-employees bypassing the deadline for filing dismissal claims
01-Oct-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing slows further in September
23-Sep-2014 Ai Group Comment on Government's Energy Green Paper
23-Sep-2014 Draft Report from the Competition Review Panel
18-Sep-2014 Coastal Shipping Restrictions In Need Of Reform
11-Sep-2014 Employers' role strengthened in new skills agenda
10-Sep-2014 Immigration Review into 457 visas
10-Sep-2014 Ai Group comments on today's CBA v Barker High Court decision
10-Sep-2014 Comment by Australian Industry Group Chief Executive Innes Willox on Industry Minister's Speech
08-Sep-2014 Significant issues raised by reports Australian submarines may be made in Japan
08-Sep-2014 Industry central to new skills initiatives
08-Sep-2014 Ai Group's detailed plan to stop the flow of inappropriate funds to unions
05-Sep-2014 Support for national STEM skills strategy
05-Sep-2014 Australian PCI®: Construction maintains momentum in August
03-Sep-2014 Australian PSI®: Services sector sales and new orders grow in August
03-Sep-2014 Australia Slips To 22nd In Competitiveness - International Competitors Improve As We Stand Still
02-Sep-2014 Comment from Innes Willox, Chief Executive, Australian Industry Group, on the Superannuation changes related to the Mining Tax Repeal
01-Sep-2014 The Australasian Procurement and Construction Council's Guide to Procurement of Construction Products
01-Sep-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing slips back in August
29-Aug-2014 Pragmatic RET response would assist energy users
27-Aug-2014 Cable Recall Highlights The Dangers and Cost of Non-Conforming Products
27-Aug-2014 Comments on the NBN Cost-Benefit Analysis
26-Aug-2014 Ai Group Comment: PC Final Report on Auto Sector
26-Aug-2014 Ai Group comment on Clive Palmer apology
19-Aug-2014 Australian Industry Group National Executive Statement on Clive Palmer Comments
08-Aug-2014 Constructors Lead The Way On Site Safety
08-Aug-2014 Prime Minister To Speak At Australian Industry Group Business Lunch
07-Aug-2014 Australian PCI®: Construction continues to expand in July
07-Aug-2014 B20 Coalition Urges Rescue Of Bali Trade Pact For The Sake Of Growth And Jobs
05-Aug-2014 Australian PSI®: Services index improves slightly in July
05-Aug-2014 Challenges for Australian businesses engaging Asia
01-Aug-2014 B20 Coalition Urges Implementation of Bali Package
01-Aug-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing expands slightly in July
25-Jul-2014 Ai Group comment: Report on national review on pregnancy, parental leave and return to work
22-Jul-2014 Union Claims Regarding Federal Budget Highlight The Need To Tighten Fair Work Act Bargaining Laws
22-Jul-2014 Ai Group comment: PC draft report on childcare and early childhood education
21-Jul-2014 Gas market reform and increased supply urgently needed to reduce damaging impacts of higher gas prices
18-Jul-2014 Australian Industry Group actively supports B20's recommendations
17-Jul-2014 Amended carbon price repeal avoids burdens, but better process needed in future
17-Jul-2014 Business Groups Welcome Carbon Tax Repeal
17-Jul-2014 Business expectations for B20 meeting
15-Jul-2014 Interim Report From The Financial System Inquiry Panel
11-Jul-2014 Comment by Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) Chief Executive, Innes Willox, on the Palmer United Party carbon repeal amendments:
10-Jul-2014 Comment on Senate delay of Carbon Tax Repeal Bill
10-Jul-2014 Business Calls On G20 Leaders To Deliver On Trade
09-Jul-2014 Japan-Australia FTA significant to bilateral relationship
09-Jul-2014 Global Business Supports an Ambitious and Rapid Conclusion to an Environmental Goods Agreement at the World Trade Organization
07-Jul-2014 Australian PCI®: Construction industry expands for first time in 2014
03-Jul-2014 Australian PSI®: Fourth consecutive contraction in services sector index
02-Jul-2014 Construction Industry Welcomes Scope For Improvement Report
01-Jul-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing contracts slightly in June
30-Jun-2014 New Employer Obligations From 1 July
26-Jun-2014 Carbon Tax Repeal Draws Closer, But More Work To Do
26-Jun-2014 Time for Senate to Repeal Carbon Tax
25-Jun-2014 Minister sets new direction for VET Reform
25-Jun-2014 Industry calls for the boundaries between competition laws and industrial laws to be redrawn
24-Jun-2014 Industry Welcomes PC call for Reforms To Coastal Shipping
23-Jun-2014 Parliament should remove carbon tax as priority
23-Jun-2014 Employers Seek Modern Annual Leave Provisions in Awards
20-Jun-2014 Tough Budget for tough times
18-Jun-2014 Comment on VIC WorkCover premium reduction from Ai Group Victorian Director, Tim Piper:
17-Jun-2014 NSW Budget: Good Progress on Infrastructure, Business Costs & Housing
16-Jun-2014 NSW 2014-15 Budget: Important opportunity to boost state's competitiveness
11-Jun-2014 NSW Gas Price Rise - serious side effects for domestic economy
10-Jun-2014 Comment on NSW privatisation
06-Jun-2014 Australian PCI®: Residential shines amid construction decline
04-Jun-2014 Annual Wage Review increase is too high and will increase the pressure on struggling businesses
04-Jun-2014 Australian PSI®: Services sector edges towards growth in May
02-Jun-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing remains in the red in May
22-May-2014 Ai Group QLD Pre-Budget Statement: Forthcoming QLD Budget an opportunity to drive business confidence
20-May-2014 Wind-down of mining investment a drag on construction
20-May-2014 Workers comp premium reductions a much needed relief for QLD business
13-May-2014 Skills matter more than ever and the Government sets a new way
13-May-2014 Federal budget: long-term ambitions - short-term risks
09-May-2014 Industry Applauds Winner Of Australian Construction Achievement Award
07-May-2014 Australian PCI®: Overall construction declines despite lift in residential building
06-May-2014 Ai Group welcomes investments in infrastructure
06-May-2014 B20 Coalition urges G20 leaders to address key concerns of business community
05-May-2014 Australian PSI®: Another month of contraction for services sector in April
05-May-2014 Ai Group Pre-Budget survey: cut company tax, invest in infrastructure and balance budget within five years
01-May-2014 Far Reaching Commission of Audit Report Requires Measured Evaluation
01-May-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing falls sharply in April
30-Apr-2014 Business welcomes automotive transition plan
24-Apr-2014 Direct Action Taking Shape, But A Piece Is Missing
23-Apr-2014 Long term commitment to Joint Strike Fighter program welcomed by industry
17-Apr-2014 Ai Group Congratulates New Premier of NSW
16-Apr-2014 Comment on Premier Barry O'Farrell
16-Apr-2014 ACTU Wage Claim is unrealistic, unaffordable and unsustainable - Innes Willox, Chief Executive, Australian Industry Group
15-Apr-2014 Second Sydney airport long overdue
15-Apr-2014 Innes Willox Letter to the Editor re: false Grace Collier claims - The Australian, 15 April 2014
08-Apr-2014 Comment on Japan-Australia Free Trade Agreement
08-Apr-2014 Skills the key to growing and sustaining advanced manufacturing base
07-Apr-2014 Comment on report into discrimination in the workforce
07-Apr-2014 Australian PCI®: Construction decline slows in March
03-Apr-2014 Australian PSI®: Services sector slips in March
02-Apr-2014 2 April 2014 Comment by Australian Industry Group CEO Innes Willox on decision by Philip Morris to end manufacturing at its Moorabbin site
02-Apr-2014 Australia continues to slide in international trade competitiveness ranking.
01-Apr-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing contracts again in March
01-Apr-2014 Australian Constructors Association Welcomes Decision Supporting Rule Of Law On Construction Sites
28-Mar-2014 Fair Work Commission needs to put jobs first in Annual Wage Review
27-Mar-2014 Ceo Red Tape Report: Major Headway Requires Further Efforts
26-Mar-2014 Ai Group comment on new workplace gender equality reporting requirements
24-Mar-2014 Comment by Australian Industry Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox, on resignation of Paul Howes:
21-Mar-2014 Junior rates decision risks destroying the job prospects of many young australians
21-Mar-2014 Industry seeks 21st century annual leave provisions in fair work - Commission full bench case
19-Mar-2014 Red tape repeal will lighten the load on Business
18-Mar-2014 Comment by Australian Industry Group Chief executive Innes Willox on Fairfax poll that jobs not budget surplus are more important:
18-Mar-2014 Senate urged to repeal mining tax
14-Mar-2014 Royal Commission's Terms of Reference allow inappropriate revenue streams to unions to be investigated
13-Mar-2014 Infrastructure recommendations broadly welcome
07-Mar-2014 Ongoing support for exporters important and timely
07-Mar-2014 Comment by Ai Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox on PC Fair Work Act Inquiry
07-Mar-2014 Australian PCI®: Construction sector contracts as activity and orders weaken
06-Mar-2014 Rail investment positive for Victorian business
06-Mar-2014 Ten Point Plan for a strong and diversified economy
05-Mar-2014 Senate Should Support Carbon Tax Repeal
04-Mar-2014 Australian PSI®: Services sector expands in February
03-Mar-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing contraction eases in February
28-Feb-2014 Cost effectiveness key to emissions reduction
27-Feb-2014 Deeper targets without policy clarity are an enormous gamble
27-Feb-2014 Comment from Australian Industry Group Chief Executive Innes Willox on Qantas announcement:
27-Feb-2014 Fair Work Amendment Bill is an important step in the right direction
26-Feb-2014 Industry support for Work Integrated Learning
21-Feb-2014 Update on NBN rollout provides some certainty
21-Feb-2014 Australia - Turkey relationship strengthens with signing of Memorandum of Understanding
20-Feb-2014 Ai Group comment on drop in apprentice and trainee commencements:
18-Feb-2014 Alcoa announcement a major blow to a manufacturing stronghold
17-Feb-2014 Korea-Australia FTA a welcome addition to regional trade networks
17-Feb-2014 Ai Group Comment on RET Review - Innes Willox
11-Feb-2014 Australian Constructors Association Prepared To Cooperate With Inquiry Into Trade Union Activities
10-Feb-2014 Toyota announcement - Australian Industry Group comment
10-Feb-2014 Australian Industry Group comment on Royal Commission into union governance and corruption
10-Feb-2014 Australian Industry Group Pre-Budget statement: Now is not the time for big spending cuts
07-Feb-2014 Australian PCI®: Construction opens year on weaker footing
06-Feb-2014 Australian Industry Group appoints new Queensland Director
05-Feb-2014 Modern Award changes need to support job creation
05-Feb-2014 Australian PSI®: Services edges close to expansion in January
04-Feb-2014 Ai Group supports access to affordable childcare to boost workforce participation
03-Feb-2014 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing slips again in January
03-Feb-2014 Amid tentative signs of improvement CEOs expect weak conditions to continue in 2014
31-Jan-2014 Industry remains firmly opposed to changes to R&D bill
29-Jan-2014 QLD education reform well targeted and timely
28-Jan-2014 Ai Group welcomes trade agreement on environmental products at Davos
28-Jan-2014 Construction claims highlight need to restore ABCC
24-Jan-2014 Australian Constructors Association announces Scholarships for Women In Engineering
22-Jan-2014 Ai Group submission to Road Safety Remuneration Review
22-Jan-2014 B20 Coalition in Paris - call for budget discipline and removing barriers to growth
22-Jan-2014 Comment by Australian Industry Group SA Director, Stephen Myatt, on the SA Government's response to the Holden closure:
21-Jan-2014 Ai Group and ACA submission on the Construction Industry Industrial Relations Bill
14-Jan-2014 Comment by Ai Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox on the Commission of Audit:
13-Jan-2014 Boost to immigration levels needed to meet skills shortages
10-Jan-2014 Curriculum review opportunity to get the focus right
09-Jan-2014 Comment on the governance of superannuation funds
08-Jan-2014 Comment on minimum wage
08-Jan-2014 Australian PCI®: Construction grows at slower pace in December
06-Jan-2014 Australian PSI®: Christmas sales not enough to pull services sector out of doldrums
02-Jan-2014 Australian PMI®: Slow end to sluggish year for manufacturing
20-Dec-2013 Direct Action paper welcome; hard work starts now
18-Dec-2013 Ai Group Welcomes Forward-Looking Industry Policy Direction
17-Dec-2013 Australia challenged by slowing economy
13-Dec-2013 Comment on VIC Budget update
12-Dec-2013 Comment on NBN announcements
12-Dec-2013 Transcript: Innes Willox on manufacturing post Holden - ABC Radio National
11-Dec-2013 Holden announcement - severe setback for Australian industry
10-Dec-2013 Industry urges Senate to move fast on carbon tax repeal
10-Dec-2013 B20 Coalition congratulates Bali Conference leaders on willingness to put aside differences and stand together for global prosperity
09-Dec-2013 Business welcomes new WTO trade agreement
06-Dec-2013 Australian PCI®: Construction continues to expand in November
05-Dec-2013 Ai Group comment on signing of Korea-Australia FTA
05-Dec-2013 Ai Group comment on scrapping of debt ceiling
04-Dec-2013 Australian PSI®: Services sector moves closer to growth in November
03-Dec-2013 Ai Group opening remarks to Productivity Commission auto review hearing
02-Dec-2013 Ai Group submission to Auto Review
02-Dec-2013 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing slips back in November
29-Nov-2013 Australian Constructors Association elects President
28-Nov-2013 Should the IR Pendulum swing again?
28-Nov-2013 Australian Construction Achievement Award announces six project finalists
27-Nov-2013 Finding a quality training provider in Victoria made easier
27-Nov-2013 B20 Coalition calls on Bali Conference leaders to conclude Trade Facilitation Agreement
27-Nov-2013 Ai Group submission to Federal Government's Commission of Audit
26-Nov-2013 Noel Cornish elected as new Ai Group National President
26-Nov-2013 Ai Group Submission on the Government's construction industry IR legislation
24-Nov-2013 Submission on the Government's Emissions Reduction Fund Terms of Reference
22-Nov-2013 Lifting retirement age a sensible move if managed properly
21-Nov-2013 Non-conforming products widespread across building and construction sector
14-Nov-2013 Government's Bill will ensure that the rule of law is maintained on construction sites
13-Nov-2013 Ai Group gets international recognition for apprenticeship system reform
13-Nov-2013 Industry Groups United: Carbon Tax Must Go - Joint Statement from ACCI, Ai Group, BCA, MCA
08-Nov-2013 ACCC needs to tread carefully with Carbon Tax repeal
07-Nov-2013 Australian PCI®: Construction index expands for first time since 2010
06-Nov-2013 Tax and super clarity welcome - further consultation important
05-Nov-2013 Australian PSI®: Services sector stable in October as it edges towards growth
04-Nov-2013 Low levels of language, literacy and numeracy continue to impact workplace productivity
01-Nov-2013 Comment on Federal Oppostion Carbon Tax announcement
01-Nov-2013 Australian PMI®: Manufacturing reaches for recovery in October
30-Oct-2013 NSW Workers comp cut a major confidence boost for business
30-Oct-2013 Comment on Climate Change Authority draft report
29-Oct-2013 Decline in mining construction work to weigh on major project activity
21-Oct-2013 Ai Group speech - solutions to East Coast gas supply risks
18-Oct-2013 QLD workers compensation reforms timely, necessary, targeted and modest
18-Oct-2013 International credits needed to hedge carbon risks
17-Oct-2013 Comments by Ai Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox, on the new Fair Work Building Inspectorate Appointments
17-Oct-2013 Ai Group comment on draft Queensland Ports Strategy
17-Oct-2013 Transcript: Innes Willox on repealing the carbon tax and what business wants next
16-Oct-2013 Ai Group welcomes QLD government workers compensation reforms
16-Oct-2013 Australian Industry Group welcomes release of draft carbon price repeal legislation
14-Oct-2013 Time is right for Queensland dialogue on assets sales
13-Oct-2013 Australian Industry Group congratulates Bill Shorten on his election to the Labor Leadership
09-Oct-2013 Speech: Innes Willox on what business wants from high speed broadband
09-Oct-2013 Ai Group Broadband Survey: Quality and Reliability Top Business Priority for NBN
08-Oct-2013 Comment on Australia-China FTA
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