Find profiles, forecasts, statistics and other information on Australian industries & markets
The Australian Industry Group (AI Group) represents member companies in manufacturing, construction, automotive, telecommunications, IT, transport, labour hire and other industries. Surveys by industry and state are available in pdf format at no charge.
The Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI) is an independent, non-government body, VECCI was started by the business community to represent interests of business at a State level as well as nationally. It has a diverse membership from all levels and sectors of industry including: business services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, tourism and emerging sectors. VECCI produces a number of useful publications. The State Library subscribes to its quarterly Survey of Business Trends and Prospects, which is designed to monitor business performance and expectations with respect to current and expected trends in national and state economic conditions.
Associations represent the interests of participants.
For example, the housing industry will include many such organisations, such as builders associations, non-profit housing groups, consumer groups, employer and employee groups.
The best way to identify organisations relevant to a particular industry is with the Directory of Australian Associations, which is available in print at the State Library or through an online subscription.
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