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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 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
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
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
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
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
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