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Government begins consultation on Industry Innovation Precincts and calls on stakeholders for submissions

March 1, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Gillard Government is embarking on a new round of consultation on Industry Innovation Precincts, according to Industry and Innovation Minister Greg Combet. The plan to establish Industry Innovation Precincts is one of the key initiatives announced in the $1billion ‘Plan for Australian Jobs’. The Government has put out the Industry Innovation

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RV manufacturing continues to remain strong, over 20,000 units produced in 2012

February 28, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

RV production continues to strengthen in Australia as the industry continues its record run and produces over 20,000 units in 2012. RVM Australia reported that figures show a total of 20,708 caravans and RVs were produced in 2012, a number that was within the

Kraft opens R&D centre in Australia as foundation for Asian expansion

February 26, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Kraft Foods has officially opened the first stage of Australia’s largest food research and development (R&D) centre in a move towards expanding the food giant’s market to 1.6 billion consumers across the Asia-Pacific region, AusTrade reported. The

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

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