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Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing Opens in Melbourne Today

February 26, 2013 • News, TechnologyComments (0)

The Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing (M-CAM), the most advanced facility of its type in Australia, was launched in Melbourne yeserday.  The centre which was officially opened by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and Member for Chisholm, Ms Anna Burke MP, is set to transform Australian manufacturing to focus on high-end, high-value added

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AMWU National Secretary Thanks Supporters of the Australian Manufacturing Industry

February 25, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Paul Bastian, National Secretary of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union, has acknowledged the contribution of everyone that supported the Australian manufacturing industry, which helped lead to the creation of the Federal Government’s Industry and

CFMEU commits to protecting manufacturing jobs

February 25, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The biennial National Conference of the CFMEU Forestry, Furnishing and Paper Products Division was concluded last week, wrapping up in Hobart with the resolution to compel the Federal Government to further enact policies which will protect and create jobs in

Gillard Announces Defence Precinct for Adelaide

February 22, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced on Wednesday that Adelaide will be home to a key manufacturing precinct, as part of the Gillard Government’s $1 billion  Plan for Australian Jobs. Gillard said that the Adelaide Defence Precinct, which will service

Toyota seeks government funding to build a new model

February 21, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Toyota Australia has confirmed that it is planning to add a third model to its family of vehicles, and that preliminary discussions have begun with the state and federal governments to negotiate for funding support. This is despite the company reporting a

A Plan for Australian Jobs – The Australian Government’s Industry & Innovation Statement

February 20, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

“Creating and supporting Australian jobs and building a dynamic and diverse economy are critical objectives for the Australian Government. A Plan for Australian Jobs is a $1 billion investment in this critical work.” The Government is set to

Australian meat packing company will save $1 million on energy bills thanks to Clean Tech fund

February 20, 2013 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

JBS Australia Pty Ltd., Australia’s leading meat packer and exporter, is expected to save more than $1 million on its annual energy bills with the help of a Government grant which will be used to upgrade its facility in Queensland. The company will use $4.4