Printing Industries Association of Australia

The Printing Industries Association of Australia is the leadership and support organisation for all businesses in the print, packaging and visual communication industry in Australia. They are an independent, specialist member-based not-for-profit organisation representing large, medium and small businesses across all facets of the print, imaging and communication sectors.

Their mission is to support an evolving industry, help print businesses become more profitable and sustainable, and enable print professional to lead fulfilling careers and have a great quality of life.

Printing Industries has a focus on maximising the profitability and protection of print businesses, which they achieve through:

  • leadership and advocacy
  • workplace relations
  • business improvement
  • knowledge sharing
  • better buying through value for money procurement.

Media Super is a key Printing Industries partner, supporting a wide variety of professional development and industry programs. In the past year we once again supported the state-based print awards (PICAs and Diemen Awards), as well as being the major partner of the 2015 Media Super National Print Awards. See all the action from the awards in the video below, and meet the winners of the Young Executive of the Year and Industry Legend awards.

We also work closely with Printing Industries on the Future Print initiative, provide the financial backing for the Business Benchmarking Service and Trend Survey, financial planning services for those looking to move out of the industry or on to the next phase of their life, and our organisations collaborate to share tools and resources of mutual benefit to our members.

Printing Industries is a sponsoring organisation of Media Super and has three representatives on the fund’s Trustee Board.