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May AI Newsletter No.1 May 6, 2016 1:01 pm

You can view the May AI Group Newsletter no. 1 here.

This issue includes:

  • Budget 2016: Overall Good for Business
  • Tax cuts for SMEs
  • Changes to tax and superannuation for individuals
  • Redesign of industry, trade and innovation programs
  • New and streamlined employment programs
  • Industry Skills Fund loses $247 million
  • $50 billion for infrastructure
  • Key budget numbers – the bottom line

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April AI Group Newsletter No. 4 April 29, 2016 10:30 am

You can view the April AI Group Newsletter no. 4 here.

This issue includes:

  • Survey reveals top Budget priorities for business
  • Submarine decision a massive boost to Defence industry
  • Is traffic congestion strangling your business?
  • Government links with industry in National Cyber Security Strategy
  • ACCC Inquiry lays platform for gas market reform
  • How far and fast are carbon prices spreading?
  • Today’s VIC Budget needs to build on positive momentum

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APRIL AI GROUP NEWSLETTER No.3 April 22, 2016 3:29 pm

You can view the April AI Group Newsletter no. 3 here.

This issue includes:

  • Rejection of ABCC legislation “deeply disappointing”
  • Game of Thrones mimics bloody policy saga
  • Senate abolishes Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal
  • Grant Hackett’s indiscretion and other lessons
  • “Dire Situation” Demands Action On Apprenticeships
  • Johnny Depp Sends A Message To Australian Exporters
  • Government Clarifies Future Of Australian Defence Industry
  • Opposition’s Steel Plan Could Be A Breakthrough

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Emission standards for non-road spark ignition engines and equipment April 15, 2016 2:58 pm

Non-road spark ignition engines and equipment (NRSIEE) can contribute significantly to air pollution in Australia, particularly in urban areas. The Australian Government is working towards introducing emission standards to reduce air pollution from NRSIEE which include mowers, chainsaws, generators and outboards.

Download Factsheet here:

ENV170B.0415_Non road spark ignition engines_2016update_v2

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APRIL AI GROUP NEWSLETTER No.2 April 14, 2016 1:39 pm

You can view the April AI Group Newsletter no. 2 here.

This issue includes:

  • April 18: Double dissolution D-Day?
  • Turning back the Email tide
  • Fast Food penalty rates out of sync with needs of business & workers
  • Arrium voluntary administration a reminder of manufacturing pressures
  • Construction Continues To Struggle In March

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