The Bulletin Board has been introduced to keep members informed of changes that will affect their work places. This may include legislation/regulations, events, employment and training updates.


You can view the September 25th AI Group Newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • Industry seeks certainty around energy policy
  • G20 underlines Fair Work Act review urgency
  • Competition Review Panel draft report
  • Coastal shipping restrictions need reform
  • Absenteeism & Presenteeism Survey – final week!
  • Navigate multi-state workers’ comp maze
  • Customs: Review of border fees, changes and taxes
  • Manufacturing forums tour the country


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You can view the September 11th AI Group Newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • Concerns Australian subs could be made in Japan
  • Plan to stop flow of inappropriate funds to unions
  • Minister hints at competitiveness agenda
  • 457 Visa recommendations deserve support
  • Industry central to new skills initiatives
  • Absenteeism & Presenteeism Survey open
  • Time for National STEM skills strategy
  • National Employment Conference 2014
  • Construction maintains momentum
  • Engaging Doctors in the RTW process


August 28th AI Group Newsletter

You can view the August 28th AI Group Newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • PC Report underplays impact of end to car making
  • NBN cost-benefit analysis should shift focus to rollout
  • Cable recall highlights dangers of non-conforming products
  • Apology takes heat out of China remarks
  • Launched: your path to best practice
  • Safety training for managers & supervisors
  • Fact sheet: SMEs and the carbon tax repeal
  • NSW: Get Healthy at work
  • Call for entries: ACAA



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