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Aussie icon Jess Mauboy and Australian Made join forces for local products initiative

Australian singer Jessica Mauboy has taken centre stage as the newly appointed ambassador of Australian Made Week 2024, harmonising the "buy local" message with her renowned voice.

Qld’s manufacturing program unveils first locally built rail replacement bus

The initial batch of 200 rail substitute buses has been completed as part of the Queensland Government's investment surpassing $130 million, bolstering the state’s public transportation and local manufacturing.

NSW launches Future Fleet Program bolstering rail manufacturing

The NSW Government has pledged to kick off the procurement process for replacements of the Tangara fleet of suburban passenger trains by March 2027, with a focus on achieving a 50 per cent domestic manufacturing rate within the contract.

CSIRO unveils first-of-its-kind multi-metal 3D printer for aerospace manufacturing

A groundbreaking development in aerospace manufacturing is underway in Melbourne with the introduction of Australia's first multi-metal 3D printer as part of the iLAuNCH Trailblazer initiative, as revealed in a media release.

Weld Australia advocates for stronger measures to boost local manufacturing in renewable energy

The Australian Government's Capacity Investment Scheme aims to enhance local participation in renewable energy, but concerns over unclear criteria raise doubts about its effectiveness in stimulating domestic manufacturing and job creation, Weld Australia said in a news release.

Nestlé’s Smithtown plant receives $32 million boost for Milo production

Nestlé Australia has announced a $32 million investment earmarked for its Smithtown factory in a move highlighting the commitment to local manufacturing.

Queensland’s local manufacturing shifts to zero-emission buses

Premier Steven Miles has unveiled a groundbreaking plan to introduce hundreds of zero-emission buses into Queensland's public transit system through direct government procurement in a move towards sustainable urban transportation.

Gov’t allocates over $3.4M to advance Australian defence manufacturing

The Australian government is injecting $3.4 million into innovative local businesses to boost cutting-edge defence capabilities, create skilled jobs, and support local manufacturing.

Landmark partnership between AUKUS Forum, local gov’t to highlight regional manufacturing in QLD

The Banana Shire Council has signed a landmark partnership agreement with AUKUS Forum to showcase Queensland’s regional manufacturing and industrial capabilities globally. 

New gas supply deals a win for families, local manufacturing — AWU

The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) has commended the Albanese government’s new deals with gas companies Woodside and Esso to supply the East Coast with gas, calling it a win for local manufacturing and households in the region. 

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