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Budget 2012 From Both Sides

May 9, 2012 • NewsComments (2)

The 2012-2013 budget has been released, and we’d love to hear your thoughts. So we thought it would be best to provide the opinion of both sides. For more information on how the budget affects you and/ or your business, read through the 2012-2013 budget. Liberal Party says: “Julia Gillard and Wayne Swan only have …

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$58 million for high performance manufacturing

May 8, 2012 • News, TechnologyComments (1)

Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade Richard Dalla-Riva has stated new productivity networks, support for new technology and innovation and specialist advice and services for Victorian manufacturers will be a key focus of $58 million in funding over

World’s first automobile wheel made in one piece from carbon fibre.

May 3, 2012 • Media Release, NewsComments (0)

The genuine world first was the talk of the recent Fraunhofer Institute conference in Germany, where Carbon Revolution was the invited guest speaker as the recognised global leader in this technology. Carbon Revolution’s carbon fibre wheel has attracted


May 1, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Senator Kate Lundy, Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation, announced on 20 April the appointment of an independent expert committee to assess business applications for the $1 billion Clean Technology Investment programs that were launched in

New Combat Body Armour Manufactured in Bendigo

April 23, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

Australia’s leading designer and manufacturer of specialised defensive clothing, Australian Defence Apparel,  has recently received support by the Victorian Coalition Government. Manufacturing, Exports and Trade Minister, Richard Dalla-Riva announced

Holden to develop vehicles for China from Victoria

April 19, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

The Victorian Government this week announced the agreement between Holden and the Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) to develop new vehicles for the  Chinese market. ‘PATAC is a new joint venture between GM and the Shanghai Automotive