Australian PCI®: Construction slump eases in July
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) rose by a further 7.2 points to 42.7 points in July. This indicates business conditions remained negative across the construction industry in July, but the pace of contraction eased from the recent record lows. July’s survey was conducted before the latest restrictions in Victoria. Results below 50 points indicate contraction with lower results indicating a faster rate of contraction.
Wednesday 5 August 2020
Victorian level 4 restrictions a sad outcome for Victoria and the nation
"The national economic impact of today's draconian measures in Victoria will devastate the livelihoods of millions in the State," Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group, said today.
Monday 3 August 2020
Australian PMI®: Positive start to the new financial year for manufacturing
The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI®) rose by 2.0 points to 53.5 in July, indicating a more convincing expansion as Australian manufacturing landed in positive territory for two consecutive months for the first time since October 2019 (readings above 50 points indicate expansion in activity, with higher results indicating a faster rate of expansion).
Monday 3 August 2020
Our weekly update on current industry issues. Includes latest news, blog articles and legislative updates.
Radiocommunications Legislation Amendment Bill 2020
Wednesday 15 July 2020
Annual Wage Review 2019-2020: Reply Submission to submissions lodged on 5 June
Tuesday 9 June 2020
Policy Paper: Workplace Relations Reforms
Saturday 6 June 2020
Business experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, March to June 2020
Friday 17 July 2020
Business experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, March to May 2020
Friday 19 June 2020
Business reports about the COVID-19 pandemic, April 2020
Thursday 28 May 2020
Business reports about the COVID-19 pandemic, March 2020
Tuesday 14 April 2020
Reimagining Vocational Qualifications
Wednesday 26 February 2020
Waste: Australian State of Play
Tuesday 4 February 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
Each month Ai Group releases real-time performance indices for the manufacturing, services and construction sectors. These national indices are constructed from survey data collected from business Australia-wide on a representative sample bases.
The Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index demonstrates performance across a number of manufacturing sectors. Participate in the survey to improve our representation of Australian businesses in manufacturing.
A comprehensive indicator for the performance of the Services sector, the PSI survey is conducted nationally on a monthly basis. Participate in the survey to improve our representation of Australian businesses in this sector.
The Australian PCI is conducted in conjunction with the Housing Industry Association. This monthly survey reports on performance of the construction industry. Participate in the survey to improve our representation of Australian businesses in this sector.