The Australian Made Campaign has urged all levels of government to adopt a “buy Australian first” approach and to take a “long-term view” in addressing the country’s manufacturing self-sufficiency and economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
We have just witnessed an oil price crash like never before taking prices of West Texas Intermediate into deeply negative territory.
Adelaide’s Axiom Precision Manufacturing has begun producing face shields designed by Defence Science and Technology Group.
A new deal for manufacturing – a strategy to support a new era in Australian manufacturing by Shay Chalmers
Our crowd sourced new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19 continues. Here Shay Chalmers writes about what we can do to turn this economic downturn into a manufacturing success story. Research and evidence shows that the current economic downturn could result in the resurgence of local manufacturing – a new era in Australian manufacturing. To…
The ramping up of shipbuilding programs in Adelaide this year is providing an employment lifeline for South Australia as the state’s looks for ways to tackle boost jobs growth post coronavirus.
Bosch Australia Manufacturing Solutions has earned a $1 million contract to make test equipment required for invasive ventilators under a recently-announced project.
The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre has released a map and state-by-state breakdown of submissions to its Manufacturer Response Register, launched last month to coordinate a response by the industry to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Yes, Australian manufacturing is having its moment here. You can’t miss it. We’ve lost track of the stories this month on heroic coronavirus-inspired pivots, of the industry’s overall importance, and of the need for it to play a big role in the post-Covid-19 rebuild. “Coronavirus shortages prompt Australia to bring manufacturing home” read…
Queensland’s $20 billion manufacturing sector has achieved recognition by the World Economic Forum as an Advanced Manufacturing Hub. In a statement over the weekend, manufacturing minister Cameron Dick said this recognised the ingenuity and potential of Queensland’s sixth biggest sector, which was currently standing tall to address to Covid-19 pandemic. “We’re seeing distillers making sanitiser, plastics…
A group led by Chief Defence Scientist Professor Tanya Monro has been established to boost the availability of invasive ventilators in Australian hospitals during the Covid-19 pandemic.