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…

Coronavirus lessons from past crises: how WWI and WWII spurred scientific innovation in Australia

In the wake of COVID-19, we’re seeing intense international competition for urgently-needed supplies including personal protection equipment and ventilators. In Australia, this could extend to other critical imports such as pharmaceuticals and medicines. And when our manufacturing sector can’t fill unexpected breaks in supply chains, we all face risk.