Industry calls for extension of program to boost apprenticeships
"The Federal Government's Boosting Apprenticeships Commencements program has been all upside with 100,00 young people able to commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, and Ai Group calls on the Government to extend this initiative until at least the end of 2021," Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group said today.
Sunday 28 February 2021
Medical Products National Manufacturing Priority road map welcomed
"Ai Group welcomes today's release of the Medical Products National Manufacturing Priority road map. The strategies and direction will assist in consolidating the gains that the industry has made as one of our fastest growing sectors of Manufacturing," Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group said today.
Friday 26 February 2021
New VIC COVID rules welcomed
"The Australian industry group has welcomed the return of the COVID Summer rules which were previously in place prior to the most recent Victorian lockdown," Tim Piper, Victorian Head of the national employer association Ai Group said today.
Friday 26 February 2021
Our weekly update on current industry issues. Includes latest news, blog articles and legislative updates.
Exposure Draft of Online Safety Bill
Friday 12 February 2021
2021-22 Federal Budget Submission
Monday 8 February 2021
Right to Repair Inquiry and Issues Paper
Friday 29 January 2021
Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2020
Wednesday 20 January 2021
Your Super Your Future Exposure Draft Materials
Thursday 24 December 2020
Background Paper: An Apprenticeship Model for the modern economy
Wednesday 25 November 2020
Australian Ports: Discussion Paper
Tuesday 24 November 2020
Business experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, March to September 2020
Friday 23 October 2020
Business experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, March to July 2020
Monday 31 August 2020
Business experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, March to June 2020
Friday 17 July 2020
Opinion: What to do about China? An industry perspective, Innes Willox, The Australian
Monday 18 January 2020
Opinion: Moving targets are impossible (Victorian recovery roadmap), Innes Willox, Herald Sun
Wednesday 9 September 2020
Opinion: Don't flatten the learning curve, Innes Willox, The Australian
Friday 15 May 2020
Innes Willox speech to Clean Energy Council Forum: A Clean Recovery
Tuesday 5 May 2020
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