The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Business Index (Australian PBI) fell by 4.5 points to 38.1 in September 2020, pointing to a further contraction in activity and at an accelerating pace. This reflects the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and renewed activity restrictions and border closures in response to it (results below 50 points in […]

“Industry welcomes the introduction into Parliament today (August 26 2020) of a Bill to extend the operation of the JobKeeper scheme and the short-term flexibility measures in the Fair Work Act, until late-March. The JobKeeper scheme is playing a vital role in saving thousands of businesses and millions of jobs. The short-term provisions in the […]