An audit of major defence projects and their use of Australian suppliers is possible, according to a report today. The Australian Financial Review cites unnamed sources, including in the defence industry, and reports that prime minister Scott Morrison has made “pointed remarks” to Defence department officials about keeping foreign-owned primes to their local content…
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has made a statement about “preliminary competition concerns” related to the proposed acquisition of Carlton & United Breweries by Asahi, citing reduced competition in the cider market and the possibility of this in the beer market.
The Australian Made campaign has urged the public to support local manufacturers and growers through their shopping purchases this festive season.
By Glenn S. Daehn, Fontana Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University Although it may not be obvious, there’s a close link between manufacturing technology and innovation. Elon Musk often talks of the “machines that build the machines” as being the real enabler in both his space and automotive businesses. Using less-expensive,…
Gold Coast-based company Gilmour Space Technologies signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with the Australian Space Agency on Wednesday. The signing was at the company’s new facility, where it has built its team to 45, and attendees included industry minister Karen Andrews (pictured middle) and deputy head of the ASA, Anthony Murfett…
A 64-bottle collection of Australia’s most famous wine, Penfolds Grange, is expected to fetch a record $AU350,000 when it is auctioned online this week.
The Federal Government has again tinkered with the R&D Tax Incentives.
Wollongong, home to Bluescope Steel’s Port Kembla operation, has set a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
A once in a generation funding opportunity: monetary policies open doors to global funding opportunities
Treasurer Josh Frydenburg’s message to business is “to back yourself and use your balance sheet to invest and grow.” Whilst we may not agree with all his policies, it is clear there is a significant need to invest in R&D, innovation and ways to enhance productivity, whether that’s through new technologies or processes to improve performance.
Emerging South Australian biotechnologies will be accelerated through a Chinese-backed $AU45 million investment fund aimed at commercialising health research for the global market.