Anthony Pratt, the executive chairman of packaging company Visy Industries, has said he believes manufacturing is coming back into style in Australia after demonstrating its importance during the pandemic.
As climate change worsens, the future of fossil fuel jobs and infrastructure is uncertain. But a new energy storage technology invented in Australia could enable coal-fired power stations to run entirely emissions-free.
The Western Australian government announced $485,000 in funding to support a feasibility study around establishing an advanced manufacturing hub in Bunbury.
Australia has a “once in a generation opportunity” to attract some of the best tech talent in the world, with the federal government offering fast-tracked visas and border restriction exemptions to software engineers.
CSL will manufacture approximately 85 million doses of two Covid-19 vaccines, beginning early next year, if their clinical trials are successful.
Businessman Peter Verwer will lead a Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce, which will initially focus on advanced manufacturing, financial services and health.
Siren Cameras has earned $178,250 in co-investment from the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre as the startup prepares to establish local production for its novel dual-lens fishing camera and app.
The Thales Protected Vehicles facility in Bendigo is preparing for full rate production of the Hawkei, with 1,100 vehicles and 1,058 associated trailers to be delivered to the federal government.
The NSW government is aiming to boost R&D in the state via Parliamentary Secretary Gabrielle Upton’s new advisory council. But what’s the best way for the government to support startups, industry and academia to create new jobs and foster investments?
Listed health and beauty products manufacturer Star Combo Pharma has announced that it will increase capacity at its nutraceutical manufacturing site in Smithfield, in Sydney’s southwest, through an $11 million investment including in 13 new production lines.