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Welcome to your OPEA Executive Committee for the 2014-2015 year

President – Gareth Taylor, MTD

Vice President – Stephen Clark, Husqvarna

Treasurer – Robert Ross, Stihl

Secretary – Tim McCarthy, EPG Engines

Executive – Atul Ganjoo, Honda

Dealer Executive – Rohan Sutherland, Dawn Mowers

Executive – Peter Wallace, Briggs and Stratton

Dealer Executive – Vacant

Executive Officer – Carolyn Macgill, Australian Industry Group


August 7th AI Group Newsletter

You can view the August 7th AI Group Newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • Challenges for Australian business in Asia
  • Services index improves slightly in July
  • Manufacturing edges into expansion
  • Construction continues to expand
  • Digital Business Kit launched for manufacturers
  • Have your say: workforce development needs
  • New employer guide for workforce literacy
  • Effective Employment Contracts
  • Promoting productive enterprise agreements
  • UTS explores new course in Manufacturing and Technology



July 31st AI Group Newsletter

You can view the July 31st AI Group Newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • Supporting Working Parents: education, not regulation
  • Manufacturing: making the future
  • BIZassistBriefings available on demand
  • Digital Leaders: Transport & Logistics
  • Healthy workplaces = increased productivity
  • The Developing Leader
  • Clunies Ross Award – nominate now



July 24th AI Group Newsletter

You can view the July 24th AI Group Newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • Union Budget claims highlight need for tighter bargaining laws
  • Workforce participation key to childcare reform
  • Industry alliance calls for gas market reform
  • B20 highlights common challenges for international business
  • Healthy workplaces = increased productivity
  • Managing discrimination, harassment and bullying
  • Take part in Australian Engineering Week



July AI Group Newsletter

You can view the July Ai Group newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • Industry involvement secures positive result on carbon tax repeal
  • Financial System Inquiry needs wider view on business lending market
  • Don’t miss BIZassistBriefings webcasts
  • The New Leader
  • SA Business Survey: how are you managing change?
  • Doing business with Malaysia