Melbourne Training Day

December 6, 2018 Shane Mahar joined the PIAA team in Melbourne this month 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 business. Shane is a nationally recognised leader in sales training, having …

December 6, 2018 / Comments Off on Melbourne Training Day

Bridging the Gap Breakfast

November 20, 2018 Printing Industries and the NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN) have hosted a Bridge the Gap breakfast to connect industry with academics. A variety of speakers from different scientific fields, including physics and chemistry, spoke to a packed room at the Rydges Parramatta about what their technologies could do for the printing sector, and how industry could …

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Transport & Accommodation – National Print Awards 2018

June 22, 2018 You’re joining us at the National Print Awards, we can’t wait to see you there. We’ve researched a few transport and accommodation options that we hope will be of us. however feel free to contact us at events@piaa.org.au if you have other questions.     Venue for NPA’s – Website here: http://www.brightonlakesrgc.com.au/ Google Maps link …

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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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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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