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NSW allocates $275 million for net zero manufacturing grants

The NSW Government is today unveiling a substantial $275 million allocation in grants as part of the Net Zero Manufacturing Initiative, aimed at cementing NSW as the premier destination for the development and production of clean technology. 

Victorian gov’t surpasses target with over 760,000 new jobs created

Victoria continues to spearhead Australia's economic recovery, showcasing robust job creation and sustained growth, according to recent data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Queensland invests $51.7M for skills development in 2024

The Queensland Government is ushering in the New Year with a transformative investment of $51.7 million, aiming to provide targeted and tailored training, along with employment pathways for up to 7,020 vulnerable job seekers across the state.

Engineers Australia examines government’s migration shift and IA market capacity in new report

In reaction to the Australian government's newly proposed migration strategy and Infrastructure Australia's (IA) Market Capacity Report, Engineers Australia's CEO, Romilly Madew, has emphasised the need for a balanced migration policy that safeguards local workers' interests while tapping into the extensive pool of skilled migrants.

Australian industry faces prolonged contraction, -22.4 index rating in November

The overall Ai Group Australian Industry Index has plummeted 12.5 points to -22.4 points in November, signalling strong contractionary conditions.

New Zealand’s manufacturing PMI on a ‘downward spiral’ in October

Market activity in New Zealand’s manufacturing industry has gone on a downward spiral into contraction in October, according to the latest BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI). 

China’s manufacturing PMI signals deteriorating conditions in October

China’s manufacturing industry experienced a slight setback in October, with the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) data from Caixin and S&P Global revealing deterioration in production as a result of slower sales. 

Victoria invests in waste reduction with new council projects announced

The Victorian Government is investing over $2 million in 13 projects aimed at enhancing recycling and sustainability efforts in local councils in an effort to drive down waste across the state. 

Contractionary conditions ease for Aussie industries in September – Ai Group

The Ai Group Australian Industry Index has witnessed a reduction in contractionary conditions, marking an improvement of 8.2 points to reach a seasonally adjusted value of -3.5 points in September 2023. 

China’s manufacturing sector sees slight improvement in September

The Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI has slipped from 51.0 in August to 50.6 at the end of the third quarter, suggesting a marginal improvement and marking the second consecutive month of enhanced sector health.

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Sydney to spotlight the latest in manufacturing at AMW 2024

With the Australian Manufacturing Week (AMW) 2024 fast approaching, Sydney is set to become the epicentre of groundbreaking innovations in the advanced manufacturing sector.