GROWING AUSTRALIA’S PPE CAPABILITY

The Morrison Government is strengthening Australia’s sovereign capability to produce essential medical supplies, with support for innovative companies to manufacture the materials needed to make Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Kestrel Manufacturing are receiving $495,000 to assist in its production of filter materials used in both surgical and P2 masks. Clets Linen are receiving $213,000 to…

HELPING FEMALE-LED REGIONAL BUSINESSES GROW

The Morrison Government is helping female business owners step-up to tackle global markets as part of the nation’s COVID-19 recovery. Canvas Coworking Inc will receive $86,450 through the Incubator Support Initiative to establish the ‘Flair Incubator’ for female-led, regionally-based Queensland businesses that aspire to trade globally. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said…

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…

PATENTS SYSTEM REVIEW TO SUPPORT SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS INNOVATION

The Morrison Government is continuing to support innovation in small and medium sized businesses with the launch today of a review into Australia’s patents system. The review will consider the accessibility for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), as part of the Government’s commitment to ensuring our intellectual property framework supports the needs of smaller businesses.…

HOLDEN AGREES TO NEGOTIATE IN GOOD FAITH

The Morrison Government welcomes GM Holden’s guarantee to negotiate with car dealers in good faith, after its decision to withdraw from the Australian market. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said today’s commitment from GM Holden to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is positive progress toward a fair compensation package for dealers…