Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

June 25, 2018 Earlier in June, the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) announced it would be conducting a 12-month investigation into sexual harassment in the workplace. The Issue The AHRC defines sexual harassment as any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that a reasonable person would anticipate to be offensive, humiliating or intimidating. Examples of sexual harassment include …

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Celebrating young print leaders

June 21, 2018 The Printing Industries Association of Australia and Media Super are thrilled to host the Young Executive of the Year award. This year the award will be unveiled at the National Print Awards next Friday, June 29th at the beautiful Brighton Lake House Events Centre. This important award is an opportunity to acknowledge and applaud the …

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Printing Industries continue to empower members in industrial relations

June 21, 2018 Printers are encouraged to take advantage of a national series of industrial relations seminars with Paul Mitchell, National Workplace Manager for PIAA. The first meeting on Tuesday was warmly received with printers in Brisbane eager to understand and discuss the latest developments in workplace relations. Feedback from participants was that the meetings were informative and …

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Orderly succession planning, building for a revitalised future, continues at Printing Industries.

June 20, 2018 Anthony Pittaway joins Printing Industries board as Western Australia Representative The Board of PIAA welcomes Anthony Pittaway as the new Western Australian Director and looks forward to his involvement in the upcoming National Print Awards on 29th June. PIAA is excited to welcome such an experienced and driven individual to the Board. Anthony will attend …

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PIAA’s lobbying win with the NSW Government scrapping TAFE fees

June 19, 2018 The Printing Industries Association endorses the move by the Berejiklian Government to scrap TAFE fees for up to 100,000 apprentices. The move will save young students up to $2,000. This will mean more apprentices enrolling in print qualifications, says the Printing Industries Association of Australia. The decision has come after months and months of lobbying …

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Industrial Relations Seminar Series

June 14, 2018 You are invited to an Industrial Relations Seminar presented by Printing Industries Association of Australia. This Seminar is an exclusive PIAA members only event. The Seminar will cover discussion of IR Hot Topics with National Workplace Relations Manager, Paul Mitchell. For more information contact events@info.piaa.org.au Brisbane, Queensland Tuesday 19th June Tickets Adelaide,South Australia Thursday 21st …

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Strengthening in Labor’s recognition of the employer’s role in creating sustainable, well-paying manufacturing jobs.

June 13, 2018 Shadow Minister for employment and workplace relations, Brendan O’Connor recognised the strong incentive that skills education has in producing a more skilled workforce and was an important step for the printing and packaging industry. Printing Industries Finance Manager Matt Schembri yesterday met with Shadow Minister Brendan O’Connor to ensure the voice of employer’s within the …

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Queensland 2018 Budget contains wins for Industry

June 13, 2018 The Labor Government in Queensland has handed down their 2018 Budget, while not all reports have been positive Printing Industries believes there are a number of wins for our industry. To find out more read our summary here. QLD Budget PIAA Highlights and an overview

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Tickets now available for the National Print Awards, presented by Media Super

June 8, 2018 ‘To be the best you have to compete against the best’ – Join us and our presentation partner Media Super at the 2018 National Print Awards, June 29th at the stylish Brighton Lakes Golf Club. Established in 1984, the National Print Awards are today the biggest, and most prestigious class of print awards in the …

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Call for nominations for Member Consultative Committee.

June 6, 2018 Member Consultative Committees are being established in each State. If you are interested in participating in this member leadership initiative, please lodge your expression of interest before close of business Friday 22nd June to info@piaa.org.au, subject heading “nomination for Member Consultative Committee”. The limited Constitutional mandate of the Standing Committee meetings has not led to …

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