What next after a NSW Modern Manufacturing Commissioner – by Julie Harrison

The young New South Wales government perplexed many when it axed the role of Commissioner for Modern Manufacturing. Here manufacturer Julie Harrison asks ‘where are we headed?’, and offers a way forward. The decision of the New South Wales government to axe the role of Commissioner of Modern Manufacturing just weeks ago came as a…

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New Insights from Old Factories – download the companion eBook

@AuManufacturing and software solutions provider Fusion5 will present our latest webinar webinar – New Insights from Old Factories – on Wednesday, 6th December at 10.00 (AEST) with manufacturing CEOs discussing ways to seamlessly and affordably integrate your factory. For more information and to register for the webinar go here. The webinar features Adam Amos, Director,…

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“Connector of commercialisation” named new President of STA

The joint lead in a RMIT University team on Functional Materials and Microsystems, researcher Professor Sharath Sriram (pictured), has been appointed as the new President of Science & Technology Australia. In a statement from STA lauding the materials scientist and engineer as a “Visionary ‘connector of commercialisation’ and research rockstar”, STA said Sriram possessed an…

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Blind Manufacturers’ Association of Australia joins Australian Made

The Blind Manufacturers’ Association of Australia (BMAA) has joined Australian Made Campaign Limited as AMCL’s newest Industry Partner. BMAA is the industry body representing manufacturers and retailers in the window furnishings industry, with a membership ranging “from small family-operated businesses to substantial national corporations.” “We are thrilled to partner with the Blind Manufacturers Association of…

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Manufacturers could be hit by wider defence export controls – By Amy McDonnell

Manufacturers could be hit by restrictions on the export of fairly commonplace items that could end up in the hands of Russia, now engaged in a brutal invasion of Ukraine, writes Amy McDonnell. In a world first, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States – collectively referred to as the Export…

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