Manufacturing growth ends with ‘further slowing increasingly likely’: Ai Group

After expanding for almost all of 2022, manufacturing fell into slight contraction in August, according to Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index. The monthly survey has shown results indicating growth every month since January, which was impacted by an outbreak of the Omicron Covid-19 variant over the summer. August’s 49.3 represented a fall of…

New Industry Fellowships program launched

The Industry Fellowships program, which will support as many as 83 Industry Fellows a year and was a part of the previous federal government’s University Research Commercialisation Action Plan, has been launched.  According to a statement from the Australian Research Council on Wednesday, the four-year program “will support researchers moving between industry and academic research…