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Please see below for special Ai Group podcasts, audio commentary and content.

The ACTU has been running a campaign in recent months arguing amongst other things that the Fair Work Act needs a radical overhaul to restore workers' rights. Stephen Smith, Head Workplace Relations Policy at Ai Group, sets the record straight on a series of such union claims.

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Ai Group's Head – Defence & Industry Policy, Kate Louis, joins Phil Tarrant on the Defence Connect Podcast to discuss the Australian Industry Group Defence Council.

Ai Group's Head of Communications, Tony Melville, is brought up to speed on best practice for your Christmas Party by Workplace Relations specialist Nicola Street.

Ai Group CEO, Innes Willox, spoke to John Stanley and Garry Linnell on 2UE about the failures of our apprenticeship system and how it should be reformed.

Ai Group's Head of Communications, Tony Melville, spoke to Linda Geddes, First Assistant Secretary, Department of Immigration and Border Control, about the proposed changes to Australia's 457 Skilled Visa Program?

Ai Group's National Director of Manufacturing, Mark Goodsell, spoke to ABC Radio Sydney's Richard Glover regarding the health of the manufacturing industry in Australia. Was QLD Senator Bob Katter correct when he said nothing is made in Australia anymore?

Julie Toth, Chief Economist at Ai Group, discusses the US economy with Dr Chris Waller, Executive Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Discover the inside track on the direction of the US economy for 2017 and how it will impact Australian businesses with trade or investment interests in the USA.

Chris Rodwell, Senior Trade Commissioner to Mexico, speaks to Ai Group’s Tony Melville about the challenges and opportunities of trading with a country on the doorstep of the US. Chris will debunk some of the myths of operating in Mexico and offer his expert advice on how to approach this large and diverse market – and tap in to its enormous potential.