A new deal plan for manufacturing – skills and how Australia can get them by Kerrie Clarke

Leadership and workplace skills are crucial to manufacturing success and Australia’s economic future. Kerrie Clarke has the keys to a skills revival in today’s contribution to @AuManufacturing’s campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19. A future for manufacturing will be built on skills – starting with the ones we already…

A new deal plan for manufacturing – a call for Urgency, Collaboration and Diversity by Sarah Pearson

@AuManufacturing’s campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing now in its third week takes on greater urgency with this contribution by Dr Sarah Pearson. A leader in academia and government, she appeals for greater urgency and greater collaboration in this personal opinion. “Future Industries” – actually not future – is alive and…

M-Sport builds exports on low Au$

Motor cycle suspension developer M-Sport Design is building export sales on the back of the value of the Australian dollar, now well below its long-term average of US72 cents. The Melbourne company has just prepared its latest shipment of locally designed and manufactured Slamtail Suspension kits for retrofitting to M8 Mono-Shock Harley Davidson motorcycles. Director…

Canberra gives some manufacturers the cold shoulder while others get hero status

Comment by Peter Roberts @AuManufacturing has been reporting almost daily heartwarming stories of the heroic efforts of manufacturers stepping into broken import supply chains. But while a handful have received federal government recognition and support – and featured in endless media releases and media interviews by federal ministers – some have received nothing. Take Nelson…

A new deal plan for manufacturing – six steps to lead the world by Professor Aleksandar Subic

Our campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing has seen a huge response from readers and members of the Australian Manufacturing Forum Linkedin group. Here Professor Aleksandar Subic focuses on R&D and learning as keys to a plan to make Australian manufacturing the envy of the world. When Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-founder of…