Press Release – PIAA and Print Promotion

September 20, 2018 PIAA and Print Promotion proudly hosted Australia’s inaugural Print Media Management Conference in Melbourne on the 17th September and Sydney on the 18th September.   Over two days in Melbourne and Sydney PIAA members were addressed by experts and representatives from German manufacturers Kurz, IST, Heidelberg, Polar Mohr, Kolbus and H.C. Moog. The European presenters …

September 20, 2018 / Comments Off on Press Release – PIAA and Print Promotion

Members Sales Training Kicks off in Melbourne

July 20, 2018 Shane Mahar joined the PIAA team in Melbourne this week to host his two-day Gaining Sales Mastery training program. Attendees covered a range of sales areas specifically focused on the print industry and were mentored one on one through sales scenarios relevant to their businesses.   Shane is a nationally recognised leader in sales training, …

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National Print Awards 2018

July 11, 2018 The 2018 National Print Awards proved an amazing day and evening celebrating the best of the best in the Print and Communications Industry. The golf morning and Industry Summit provided amazing opportunities to meet and network. To view a video of the day click here. The Awards evening was an epic event. Anticipation filled the …

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Fair Work Commission unfair on unfair dismissal application fees

June 27, 2018 The Fair Work Commission yesterday announced that as at 1 July 2018 the revised rate to file an unfair dismissal, general protections and anti-bullying application at the Fair Work Commission is now $71.90, up from $70.60. The Printing Industries Association of Australia has condemned this measly increase, saying that this is nothing more than a …

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PIAA AGM – Dial-in and Proxy Registration Details

June 27, 2018 Members wishing to participate in the AGM remotely are invited to pre-register to receive secure dial-in details prior to the meeting. Registrations must be received 24 hours prior to the meeting. Please email your registration, including Company name and Company representative to info@piaa.org.au Use subject heading: AGM dial-in registration. Members may register a proxy vote. …

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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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