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…

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…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sky News First Edition

Topics: Australian manufacturing capability, supply chains and contact tracing app E&OE: Peter Stefanovic: The Federal Government is working on bolstering the manufacturing sector after admitting the coronavirus pandemic has exposed Australia’s reliance on overseas supply chains. The Industry Minister says we need to be self-sufficient in making essential medical supplies like face masks and ventilators.…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – Credlin, Sky News

Topics: Research into COVID-19 and Australian manufacturing of PPE E&OE: Peta Credlin: Welcome back, you’re watching Credlin. Well a South Australian company who normally packages- produces packaging for fast food will shift their production to masks. The company’s called Detmold and they’re expected to produce 145 million medical masks over the coming months. It comes…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – AM, ABC

Topics: COVID-19 – panic buying, PPE and domestic manufacturing E&OE: Kim Landers: Australian companies are being drafted into boosting manufacturing of vital medical equipment including ventilators, protective masks, and gowns and hand sanitiser. The Federal Industry Minister is Karen Andrews. I spoke with her earlier. Minister, when are we going to be able to go…