Time for cost benefit analysis of lockdown decisions – need to supercharge vaccination effort
"For too long we have heard state leaders quote “health advice” for their job and life wrecking decisions on lockdowns. The time has come for that advice to include a proper cost benefit analysis of lockdown decisions, including the impact of COVID lockdowns on general health, mental health, impacted business sectors and the general economy," Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group said today.
Tuesday 20 July 2021
Lockdowns need to be refined, localised and minimised – Don’t Panic
"Australia's governments must resist being pressured into ever tougher lockdowns by loudmouth commentators and instead recognise our community and our businesses deserve more considered and proportionate approaches to dealing with COVID," Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group said today.
Friday 16 July 2021
European 'carbon tariff' is as much an opportunity as a threat
"Australia needs to engage with moves towards a European 'carbon tariff' or risk ending up with a noodle bowl of unilateral decisions and systems in multiple countries that would be a nightmare for many Australian exporters," Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group said today.
Thursday 15 July 2021
Our weekly update on current industry issues. Includes latest news, blog articles and legislative updates.
Ai Group Chief Executive Innes Willox has been appointed as President of the Global Business Coalition (GBC) from April 2021.
Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill
Friday 9 July 2021
Guaranteeing a minimum return of class action proceeds to class members
Monday 28 June 2021
Annual Wage Review 2020-2021: Reply Submission and Responses to Questions on Notice
Friday 23 April 2021
Australian Senate Select Committee on Job Security
Friday 9 April 2021
Skills Urgency – Transforming Australia's workplaces
Wednesday 28 April 2021
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
Opinion: Time to open up economy, Innes Willox, The Australian
Monday 17 May 2021
Opinion: What to do about China? An industry perspective, Innes Willox, The Australian
Monday 18 January 2021
Opinion: Moving targets are impossible (Victorian recovery roadmap), Innes Willox, Herald Sun
Wednesday 9 September 2020
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