The Australian Critical Minerals Prospectus 2020 has been launched, aiming to attract foreign investment to help value-add to raw materials.
Proposed changes to Australia’s foreign investment rules will “imperil” the future of the country’s quantum computing sector and severely disadvantage local tech companies, according to a number of submissions to government.
AWU says stronger trade laws, local purchasing needed, citing country’s last remaining copper manufacturer
The Australian Workers’ Union has said action is needed on trade cheating and procurement on government projects to strengthen Australian manufacturing.
Australia and Germany have signed a declaration of intent on a feasibility study “into the potential for closer collaboration and the future development of a hydrogen supply chain”.
The NSW government is aiming to boost R&D in the state via Parliamentary Secretary Gabrielle Upton’s new advisory council. But what’s the best way for the government to support startups, industry and academia to create new jobs and foster investments?
Former opposition leader Bill Shorten has supported new gas investments as a way to help “double down” on manufacturing in the post-pandemic economic recovery.
The NSW government has approved a new industrial precinct, one of 12 planned for the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.
Australia won’t be the same post-coronavirus, but parts of the picture are falling into place. One concerns our approach to trade. It’ll be a reset, not a rejection.
Sydney should be prepared to “pick winners” to take advantage of a new interest by multinationals in shifting manufacturing to advanced economies.
India can explore synergies with Australia in advanced manufacturing as part of ‘Make in India 2.0’ (which includes segments such as robotics, genomics, chemical feedstock and electrical storage).