Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Defence Industry: Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities

2018-09-06T14:44:16+11:00 September 4th, 2018|

Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities are capabilities critical to Defence and must be developed or supported by Australian industry. This means Australia must have access to, or control over the skills, [...]

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

Investment Priorities for the Defence Innovation Hub

2018-09-06T14:58:06+11:00 September 3rd, 2018|

The 2018-19 investment priorities for the Defence Innovation Hub have been announced. The Government is investing $640 million in a decade to support the development of innovative technologies through the [...]

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

Defence Industry Exports

2018-09-06T14:52:27+11:00 September 3rd, 2018|

Applications opened on 3 September for entries in the third edition of the Australian Military Sales Catalogue. Submissions close on 19 October 2018. While the Catalogue has traditionally focused on [...]

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

Industry conditions: August Australian PMI®

2018-09-06T14:34:59+11:00 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 [...]

Monday, August 27, 2018 Monday, August 27, 2018

Morrison Ministry

2018-10-03T16:15:07+11:00 August 27th, 2018|

Portfolio changes and ministerial appointments in the Morrison Ministry signal significant reframing of policy debates important to the country’s industrial future. The Energy and Environment portfolios have been separated, signalling [...]

Monday, August 27, 2018 Monday, August 27, 2018

Defence Industry Capability Survey

2018-09-06T14:47:54+11:00 August 27th, 2018|

The Centre for Defence Industry Capability will soon be running a nationwide survey of Australian industry. This short survey will be opportunity to tell CDIC what your organisation is capable [...]

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

Australia 2030: Prosperity Through Innovation Report

2018-02-02T12:25:55+11:00 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.

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

2018 Good Design Awards

2018-02-02T12:34:55+11:00 February 1st, 2018|

Design and design principles are integral to success in advanced manufacturing. The 60th annual Good Design Australia awards are open for entries until 9 March 2018. The ten design disciplines include awards for product design, awards recognising the role of design in driving business strategy, design for social impact and digital. There is also a new category for engineering.

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

Expectations of Manufacturing CEOs in 2018

2018-02-02T12:25:45+11:00 February 1st, 2018|

Manufacturing CEOs say that, on balance, 2017 was the best year in the last five years. Two thirds of them expect 2018 to deliver a better top line result than last year and a little over half expect better profits. The results are in the Ai Group National 2018 CEO Survey of Business Prospects.