The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) is set to take on Fairfax Australia after the media publisher moves to cut 1900 jobs. AMWU will take Fairfax to Fair Work Australia for an explanation on the size and nature of job losses, and why the company attempted to hide the decision from workers. Fairfax, who announced the decision this …
Manufacturing jobs in Victoria have increased for the second quarter in a row, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics labour force data released last week. Richard Dalla-Riva, Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade, said it was encouraging
Victorian manufacturers are being encouraged to invest in new technology that will increase productivity and competitiveness with a new $24.8 million program officially launched today by the Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade, Richard Dalla-Riva.
A $90 million upgrade of SPC Ardmona aimed to secure the future of its Goulburn Valley operations, has been supported by the Victorian Coalition Government. The Australian food manufacturer, with a portfolio of leading brands such as SPC,Goulburn Valley,
The Government’s $1 billion Clean Technology Investment Program has announced the first 13 grants, aimed towards helping Australian manufacturers reduce their energy bills. Minister for Industry and Innovation, Greg Combet, said these initial grants, worth
The high Australian dollar has been cited as the catalyst behind Shell’s early closure of its refinery plant in New South Wales. The decision will see around 300 jobs axed, and hundreds more affected the abc reported. Shell Australia Downstream