Tassie printers meet over TAFE crisis

November 30, 2017 This article originally appeared in Australian Printer   The Tasmanian branch of the PIAA is holding a convention open to members and non-members, in which it will deal with the issue of print apprentices in the state, following TAFE SA’s decision to no longer administer training. Peter Clark, Tasmanian board member, Printing Industries says, “It …

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Western Australia celebrate PICA in style

November 27, 2017 The printing community came out in force on Saturday night to celebrate the Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards in style.

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Audience with the Prime Minister

November 22, 2017 Andrew Macaulay, CEO of Printing Industries, represented the printing sector as part of the exclusive Small Business Round Table with the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, in Canberra today.

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Printing Industries measures Queensland’s Political Parties’ Policies

November 16, 2017 Printing Industries Association of Australia is helping industry understand how the Queensland political parties' policies measure up in critical areas affecting industry. Download a scorecard you can use to discuss key points with your local candidates.

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Queenslanders come out to celebrate at the Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards

November 13, 2017 The craft of printing was celebrated in fine style at the Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards in Brisbane on Friday night. ColourChiefs dominated the medal tally with Platyplus Graphics also featuring prominently.

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Hear ye loyal servants of the craft

November 6, 2017 Printing Industries Association of Australia is honouring the tradition of the Wayzgoose in the Queensland and Western Australia Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards (PICA) events approaching in November. Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia events will occur in early 2018.

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A wake-up call for Australian productivity

October 27, 2017 “The five-year productivity review issued by the Productivity Commission to government this week is a real wake-up call for Australia”, says Andrew Macaulay, Chief Executive Officer for Printing Industries Association of Australia. The review is the first of its kind to assess the factors and influences that may affect Australia’s medium-term economic performance.

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Sponsors get behind printing awards

September 21, 2017 Big industry players are showing their commitment to the celebration and promotion of the printing industry by committing to top-level sponsorships across all state Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards and the 2018 National Print Awards.

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Industry leaders planning for the skills of the future

September 11, 2017 Thinking ahead to the future of work and changing skills needs was a major focus when Industry Reference Committee (IRC) Chairs came together in Melbourne on 1 September 2017. Printing Industries Association of Australia CEO, Andrew Macaulay, is Chairman of the Printing & Graphic Arts IRC.

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Opportunity to Enter Printing Awards Extended!

September 4, 2017 As momentum builds towards the series of Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards (PICA) across most capital cities, a large contingent of industry players have come out in support of the reinstatement of the state-based printing awards.

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