Ai Group members have access to a number of exclusive networks to stay connected to the issues important to them and their businesses.

Networks are formed to address specific issues or to connect individuals in member companies with similar roles and responsibilities in order to share experiences and learn from each other.

These include networks for CEOs, and leaders and practitioners from member businesses in the areas of corporate affairs, workplace relations, workplace health and safety, education and training, and women in industry.

To find out more email     

WHS Connect

WHS Connect is a national and localised network that enables Ai Group members to share ideas and strategies; hear from industry stakeholders; access best practice models in WHS compliance and regulatory information; and enable proactive planning in WHS matters. Contact: Andrew Campbell or Kate Friedman.   There are also state-based initiatives such as the Hunter Safety Leadership Network in New South Wales (contact Terry Crotty) and Queensland's Workplace Health & Safety Network (contact Vickie Rapkins

Centre for Education and Training Network

The Centre for Education & Training Network discusses and provides feedback on education and training issues which inform the thought-leading work of the Centre.  Ai Group members can find out more by contacting:

Environment Connect

Environment Connect is an avenue for Ai Group members to provide input into policy decisions on environmental issues. It provides a forum for improved communication between senior executives and environment managers in across Victorian businesses including manufacturing, logistics, waste, IT and distribution companies and the Victorian State Government. For more information contact Timothy Piper, Head Ai Group Victoria email

Government and Corporate Affairs Network

This network offers senior government relations, corporate and external affairs specialists the opportunity to hear from and engage with key Ai Group policy leaders and other significant stakeholders. Network members are invited to contribute to and influence Ai Group policy development; and to engage with peers to share ideas and insight. Members meet several times a year and are invited to Canberra events where previous guest speakers have included the Prime Minister, Treasurer and the Opposition Leader and Shadow Ministers.To find out more email

Workplace Relations Network – PIR Group

Ai Group is a leading voice for Workplace Relations policy in Australia.  Our PIR (Policy - Influence - Reform) Group provides Senior Executives, Workplace Relations and Human Resources decision makers and influencers with connections and unparalleled insights into the WR system. Members of PIR can attend our annual PIR conference at very competitive rates.  For more information contact

Diversity and Inclusion Exchange

Ai Group's Diversity and Inclusion Exchange is a member driven network designed to share leading diversity approaches and strategies and to discuss emerging policy issues. Due to Ai Group's broad membership, we are able to facilitate the sharing of ideas and initiatives by companies across different industries, and to collectively build greater strategic thinking about more inclusive and innovative workplaces.To stay up-to-date with our activities in this area, please email to request more information. 

More opportunities to connect with Peers

Members and non-members may also be interested in connecting with peers through the various forums and associations Ai Group facilitates. Find out more here 

Become a member

The Australian Industry Group is the peak membership body for Australian industry, linking you to the insights, services and expertise you need to be successful. As a member of Ai Group, you are part of a powerful, credible and experienced industry community.

Need help?

The Workplace Advice Line is Ai Group’s national telephone advisory service for all your on the spot workplace related questions.

Call the Workplace Advice Line
1300 55 66 77 and press option 1
(Overseas: +61 3 9867 0100). Email:

Weekdays from 8.30am to 5.30pm
(Australian Eastern Daylight/Standard Time)

General enquiries

Want to get in touch? We'd love to hear from you.

Health & Safety

Trinette Jaeschke, National Manager of Ai Group's Work Health Safety Consulting Services, and her team can provide support, guidance and advice on improving businesses approach to environmental management and environmental issues.