$30M GRANTS PROGRAM TO SUPPORT LOCAL MANUFACTURING

The Morrison Government is supporting Australia’s manufacturers to turn their good ideas into world-beating realities that create more local jobs, with a new $30 million fund. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the Commercialisation Fund will foster projects that bring industry and researchers together to commercialise new manufacturing products and processes. “Making…

TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Gold Coast

Topics: Aussie-made rocket fuel E&OE: Karen Andrews: Well, it’s an absolute pleasure to be here today. The Morrison Government is fuelling job creation. We are supporting Australia’s space sector to absolutely take off. So right here today, we have the first commercial rocket that was launched using Australian-made solid-state rocket fuel. So this is a…

OPENING UP AUSSIE MANUFACTURERS TO THE WORLD

Australian companies are set to gain new export opportunities, that have the potential to create new jobs, with the COVID-19 Manufacturer Response Register opening to keen international buyers. The Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) introduced the online Register in March, so local manufacturers and suppliers of crucial products such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)…

MATCHMAKING PLATFORM TO BOOST LOCAL MANUFACTURING SUPPLY CHAINS

Australian businesses wanting to play their part in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic will have greater access to potential partners and customers thanks to an industry matchmaking site backed by the Morrison Government. Developed by the Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC), the COVID-19 Manufacturer Response Register will bring together manufacturers, suppliers and customers…

BACKING AUSSIE MANUFACTURERS TO MODERNISE

The Morrison Government is backing Australian manufacturers to modernise how they do business, with critical investment in small and medium sized businesses in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. 200 projects worth more than $215 million dollars are being supported through the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF). The Federal Government is contributing $48.3 million. Minister for…

AUSSIE MANUFACTURERS UNITE TO PRODUCE EMERGENCY HOSPITAL BEDS

A group of four Australian-owned and operated manufacturers has teamed up with an international medical technology company and is drawing on local supply chains to manufacture emergency hospital beds in response to COVID-19. Demonstrating the power of Aussie innovation and collaboration, the Australian Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has helped facilitate the partnership between…

Doorstop – Gold Coast: Ventilators

Subject: Australian made ventilators, PPE and sovereign capability Karen Andrews: I’m here today to speak about Australian manufacturing, and specifically to speak about the manufacturing of invasive ventilators right here in Australia. Now, today I’m announcing that there has been a contract signed between the Australian Government and Grey Innovation for the manufacture onshore –…