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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The Fair Work Commission’s decision to increase minimum and award wages especially impacts small printing businesses.

June 5, 2018 Small business within the printing and packaging industries risks being pushed further out of the economy by the Fair Work Commission’s decision last week to lift minimum and award wages by 3.5% – the ninth year in a row in which minimum wages have risen more than inflation. Australia’s National Minimum Wage is now close …

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Victorian Printing Industry Craftsmanship Awards springboard for the NPA’s

June 2, 2018 Victorian Printers turned out en masse for the final PICA Awards night. With over 132 print pieces entered the standard was high and ensured that the awards went to companies who have truly excelled in their field and pushed the limits of creativity and the known. The Victorian awards were hosted on Wednesday night at …

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Your Association addresses the impacts of wage increase to Your Industry.

June 1, 2018 PIAA expresses concern with the Fair Work Commission’s wage rate decision, which is an increase of nearly double what the PIAA and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry were saying would be fair and reasonable. Of greatest concern is the fact that the decision appears to have been made to increase wages without any …

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

May 29, 2018 Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Printing Industries Association of Australia will be held At: Brighton Lakes Recreation Golf Club, 43 Brickmakers Drive, Moorebank NSW 2170 On: Friday 29 June 2018 Commencing at: 4:30 p.m. Statutory Financial Statements 2017

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South Australian Printing Industry Craftsmanship Awards a huge success.

May 29, 2018 The South Australian awards were hosted on Monday night at the Hackney hotel with high number of Gold medals going to Multi Colour Corporation Australia who received 3 Gold Medals and total number of medals received going to Openbook Howden who received a grand total of 7 medals. The calibre of print displayed throughout the …

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Termination of employment – what to look out for.

May 17, 2018 As part of the usual employment life cycle, staff come and go. The manner in which they leave however is something to carefully consider. Sometimes employees voluntarily resign to seek pastures new, but what if you, as the business, are forced to terminate their employment? Here are some things to look out for. Can we …

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