Australian PSI®: Strong sales and new orders lift services sector in March
The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Services Index (Australian PSI®) rose by 2.9 points to 58.7 in March, recording its highest monthly result since June 2018 as the recovery following the COVID-19 recession of 2020 continued to gain strength (results above 50 points indicate expansion, with the distance from 50 points indicating the strength of the increase).
Friday 9 April 2021
Ai Group comment on Federal Government's response to the Respect@Work report
Ai Group welcomes the Prime Minister's announcement today that the Federal Government will support wholly, in part or in principle, the 55 recommendations in the Respect@Work Report of the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins.
Thursday 8 April 2021
Australian PCI®: Construction industry hits record high in March
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) climbed by 4.4 points to 61.8 in March, delivering the strongest monthly result in the index's history (readings above 50 indicate expansion in activity, with higher results indicating a faster expansion).
Wednesday 7 April 2021
Our weekly update on current industry issues. Includes latest news, blog articles and legislative updates.
Annual Wage Review 2020-21
Friday 26 March 2021
Senate Economics Committee: Your Future, Your Super Bill
Thursday 18 March 2021
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
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
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.