AUSTRALIAN RE-MADE – BACKING LOCALLY MADE GOODS

Australians are being reminded of the value of buying home-grown products, with a new ad campaign launching today to promote Australian Made. Australian Made Campaign Limited’s multi-media campaign will help local manufacturers and brands to capitalise on a renewed interest in their products. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the campaign reflects…

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Zampatti: Made in Australia move crucial to industry’s survival

Made in Australia could soon become the most coveted label as the government opens up discussions to secure the future of the country’s textile and manufacturing sector. Federal Industry Minister Karen Andrews met with Australia’s fashion leaders on Wednesday, including womenswear designer Carla Zampatti, to discuss the renewed focus on supporting the industry’s recovery. Read…

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Transcript – National Press Club Address Q&A

Topics: coronavirus, Australian manufacturing, supply chains E&OE Sabra Lane: Thank you Karen Andrews in delivering your first National Press Club address. As you point out, Australia has experienced a major disruption in global supply chains here and it’s been a wakeup call for businesses, and we appear to be paying a price for leading the…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7

Topic: Coronavirus vaccine, local manufacturing E&OE: Jennifer Bechwati: So, a brief outline of the vaccine run that you have planned? Karen Andrews: So we are being very proactive as the Government and looking for the opportunities for us to scale-up to manufacture any vaccine that is developed for COVID-19. So clearly it’s probably a number…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Gold Coast Breakfast

Topics: Coronavirus vaccine E&OE: Nicole Dyer: Science Minister, Gold Coast Federal MP, Karen Andrews. Good morning, Ms Andrews. Karen Andrews: Good morning. How are you? Nicole Dyer: Very well. People, including the army – that’s making front page news this morning – are being used as guinea pigs, if you like, to test a vaccine.…

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