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Association membership and business size

The campaign identified that 42% (349) of the 822 businesses audited were members of one or more industry or employer associations. Businesses that were members of an industry or employer association had a higher compliance rate than businesses that were unaffiliated. Association member businesses had a compliance rate of 60% compared with a compliance rate of 49% for non-member businesses (see Figure 7). This suggests the positive effect employer associations have on compliance rates through ongoing engagement and support to their members.

Results by Industry can be found at Appendix B.

Results by State/Territory can be found at Appendix C.  

Figure 7: Compliance Rate by Association Membership

Figure 7: Compliance Rate by Association Membership