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)…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – Afternoon Briefing, ABC

Topics: Modern Manufacturing Strategy E&OE:  Jane Norman: The COVID-19 crisis has exposed the fragility of global supply chains. You only need to think back to the beginning of the pandemic when supplies of personal protective equipment were at such risk that Australian factories swung into gear and started producing it themselves. Well, the Federal Government…

TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Gold Coast

Topics: COVID-19 vaccine request for information, aviation industry, COVIDSafe app and personal protective equipment E&OE: Karen Andrews: The health and safety of Australians is the Morrison Government’s number one priority. We have been searching for a number of months now for vaccine candidates so that we are able to deal with this COVID crisis. We…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC AM

Topics: New Australian mask testing facility, manufacturing strategy, Victorian supply chains E&OE: Sabra Lane: The Federal Industry Minister is reassuring us there’s no need to panic buy despite business group’s warning that there could be issues with supply chains now that Victoria’s six-week lockdown is in place. Karen Andrews has been regularly talking with key…

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…

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…