//Manufacturing News
Monday, May 27, 2019 Monday, May 27, 2019

Post-election comings and goings

2019-05-29T15:07:53+10:00 May 27th, 2019|

Karen Andrews MP continues as Minister for Industry, Science and Technology in the new Morrison Ministry. Anthony Albanese was the only MP to nominate for Federal Opposition Leader to replace [...]

Monday, April 29, 2019 Monday, April 29, 2019

Fast-track visas for global talent

2019-05-01T11:51:06+10:00 April 29th, 2019|

The Department of Home Affairs has created a new visa stream specifically to help large established businesses access high-level employees from overseas (minimum salary $145,400) and start-ups to hire talent [...]

Thursday, April 18, 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019

Final rounds of IMCRC funding now open

2019-05-29T15:35:09+10:00 April 18th, 2019|

Australia’s manufacturing future belongs to those who invest in advanced technologies and new business models. Working with small, medium, large and multinational companies across a range of sectors including Manufacturing, [...]

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Tuesday, April 16, 2019

NSW Advanced Manufacturing Connect Program

2019-05-01T10:53:21+10:00 April 16th, 2019|

The NSW Department of Industry is inviting NSW advanced manufacturers to register to participate in their Advanced Manufacturing Connect program. The Connect program aims to strengthen engagement and collaboration across [...]

Thursday, September 6, 2018 Thursday, September 6, 2018

Industry 4.0 Advanced Manufacturing Forum

2018-10-03T16:13:47+10:00 September 6th, 2018|

Ai Group is convening a collaborative Forum of industry leaders and organisations to support Australian industry digital transformation. The newly created Industry 4.0 Advanced Manufacturing Forum is the successor of [...]

Thursday, September 6, 2018 Thursday, September 6, 2018

Federal Opposition Industry Policy proposals

2018-09-06T15:18:18+10:00 September 6th, 2018|

The Federal ALP Opposition has released details of two policies that would impact on advanced manufacturers under a change of Government. Australian Manufacturing Future Fund The ALP proposes to set [...]

Monday, September 3, 2018 Monday, September 3, 2018

Industry conditions: August Australian PMI®

2018-09-06T14:34:59+10:00 September 3rd, 2018|

The Australian PMI® for August 2018 stands at 56.7, up from 52 in July. It has now recorded 23 consecutive months of stable or positive readings, the longest stretch since [...]

Thursday, February 1, 2018 Thursday, February 1, 2018

Australia 2030: Prosperity Through Innovation Report

2018-02-02T12:25:55+10:00 February 1st, 2018|

The Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Sen the Hon Michaela Cash has released yesterday a report entitled “Australia 2030: Prosperity Through Innovation”, that details a strategic plan for the Australian innovation, science and research system out to 2030. The report covers the need for and opportunities from innovation; five elements of a sustainable national innovation system; and a roadmap for implementation.