The Australia Steel Institute (ASI) congratulates the WA Government on its Western Australian Jobs Bill 2017 and the introduction of the Western Australian Industry Participation Strategy (WAIPS).
WA Premier Mark McGowan will launch WA Industry Link – a key component of the WA Government’s Jobs Law that will help local businesses to secure work on government contracts.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, welcomes the Unfair contract terms and small business loans report released by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
More Australian small businesses reported growth in 2017 than in any year since 2014, with most small businesses expecting 2018 to be better still, according to a new survey released.
Brisbane CBD and Fortitude Valley retailers will band together, in the Australia-first, National Retail Association (NRA) SafeCity Network trial to share their experiences of retail crime, on the back of a spate of scammer incidents in Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
“The Australian Industry Group’s submission in 2018’s Annual Wage Review, which will be lodged this afternoon (Tuesday 13 March 2018), argues that a modest wage increase of 1.8% is warranted. This equates to an increase of about $12.50 per week in the National Minimum Wage and about $14.60 per week at the base trade level,” […]
“The ACTU’s job-destroying minimum wage claim of $50 per week has obviously been plucked out of the air, rather than being the result of a rigorous analysis of economic conditions. The claim is nearly four times the current rate of inflation. If accepted by the Fair Work Commission, the claim would destroy jobs and harm […]
The Deloitte WA Index retreated during February 2018 as the market capitalisation of Western Australian listed companies decreased by 3.4% to close the month at AU$175bn.
The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the announcement that Australia will be exempt from the proposed US tariffs on steel and aluminium, Australian Chamber CEO, James Pearson, said.
“The spirit of free trade seen in the signing of the TPP-11 agreement in Chile was a welcome development albeit under the shadow of the pending new US tariffs on steel and aluminium,” Australian Industry Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox said.