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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.

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

State Advanced Manufacturing Policies and Programs

2018-02-02T12:33:18+11:00 February 1st, 2018|

State governments have shown recent interest in policy frameworks to support advanced manufacturing. They are aimed at encouraging existing industry players to adopt a range of attributes to enhance innovation capacity, international competitiveness and use of advanced technologies. AAMC has summarised the field of policies.

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

Defence Export Strategy

2018-02-02T08:49:53+11:00 February 1st, 2018|

The Commonwealth Government has announced up to $3.8bn in loan finance and $20 mil annual direct funding to underpin a Defence Export Strategy. The Strategy backs up the aspiration of building a substantial defence export industry off the $200bn defence expenditure program.

Friday, October 20, 2017 Friday, October 20, 2017

What’s the new National Energy Guarantee all about?

2018-01-09T11:59:02+11:00 October 20th, 2017|

Energy is the biggest short term challenge for many Australian manufacturers. The Federal Government this week announced its policy framework to address energy costs, reliability and emissions. A summary of [...]

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Advancing Victorian Manufacturing – A Blueprint for the Future

2018-01-09T11:59:02+11:00 October 3rd, 2017|

Victoria recently released its advanced manufacturing statement: Advancing Victorian Manufacturing – A Blueprint for the Future.  A copy of the statement can be found here: www.economicdevelopment.vic.gov.au/advancing-manufacturing. A number of new [...]

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Wednesday, September 27, 2017


2018-01-09T11:59:02+11:00 September 27th, 2017|

Australia has again ranked outside the world’s 20 most competitive countries according to the 2017-18 World Economic Forum (WEF) Global competitiveness report released today.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Tuesday, September 26, 2017

National Space Agency announcement

2018-01-09T11:59:02+11:00 September 26th, 2017|

Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council comment "Today's announcement by the Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Michaelia Cash, that Australia is to establish a national Space Agency, is an exciting [...]