News Releases, 21 July 2017 Read

Manufacturing Australia Policy Position: Energy Debate

Australia’s high energy costs and declining energy security are damaging the ability of local manufacturers to compete globally, impacting both potential and current manufacturing investments. 

News Releases, 14 June 2017 Read

Manufacturing Australia Submission - Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism

Manufacturing Australia (MA) is supportive of regulation that aims to ensure security of gas supply to the Australian domestic market for the benefit of households and industry. Equally MA is supportive of regulation that aims to ensure that not only is supply secure but that prices for gas are reflective of the cost of production and not artificially inflated by shortfalls in supply, supply scarcity or lack of market competition.

News Releases, 27 April 2017 Read

Manufacturing Australia meets with Prime Minister to discuss gas market intervention

Manufacturing Australia today met with The Hon Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister, to discuss the Federal Government’s intervention in the gas market, which, if implemented quickly and carefully, could provide a breakthrough in the gas and energy crisis threatening Australian manufacturing.

News Releases, 16 March 2017 Read

State Governments can reserve new gas to secure manufacturing

*Media Statement*

News Releases, 25 January 2017 Read

Queensland Government offers template for future gas development

The Queensland government’s gas pilot project provides a template for how gas could be developed in Eastern Australia in future, striking a better balance between the needs of export and domestic gas customers.

News Releases, 21 July 2017 Read

Manufacturing Australia Policy Position: Energy Debate

Australia’s high energy costs and declining energy security are damaging the ability of local manufacturers to compete globally, impacting both potential and current manufacturing investments. 

News Releases, 14 June 2017 Read

Manufacturing Australia Submission - Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism

Manufacturing Australia (MA) is supportive of regulation that aims to ensure security of gas supply to the Australian domestic market for the benefit of households and industry. Equally MA is supportive of regulation that aims to ensure that not only is supply secure but that prices for gas are reflective of the cost of production and not artificially inflated by shortfalls in supply, supply scarcity or lack of market competition.

News Releases, 27 April 2017 Read

Manufacturing Australia meets with Prime Minister to discuss gas market intervention

Manufacturing Australia today met with The Hon Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister, to discuss the Federal Government’s intervention in the gas market, which, if implemented quickly and carefully, could provide a breakthrough in the gas and energy crisis threatening Australian manufacturing.

News Releases, 16 March 2017 Read

State Governments can reserve new gas to secure manufacturing

*Media Statement*

News Releases, 25 January 2017 Read

Queensland Government offers template for future gas development

The Queensland government’s gas pilot project provides a template for how gas could be developed in Eastern Australia in future, striking a better balance between the needs of export and domestic gas customers.


Media, 23 November 2015 Read

The Future of Manufacturing

Australia's remaining big manufacturers certainly don't want to be treated as the national representatives of sunset industries, slowly but inevitably subsiding into economic irrelevance.

Media, 4 September 2015 Read

ACCC defers decision on Shell’s takeover of BG

Australia’s competition watchdog has given itself more time to consider Royal Dutch Shell’s planned takeover of UK-based oil-and-gas firm BG Group.

Media, 24 July 2015 Read

Big LNG users tipped for profit hit as Australia’s gas exports grow

LNG will take over from iron ore as the main driver of Australia’s exports and will reach $50 billion in value by 2020, an ANZ report says.

Media, 6 July 2015 Read

Gas producers accused of profiteering, hoarding in ACCC gas inquiry

Gas producers such as Origin Energy and Santos have been accused of profiteering and hoarding capacity on pipelines, as industrial users seek more open access to scarce supplies at competitive prices.

Media, 3 July 2015 Read

Macfarlane tells state government to sort out coal seam gas

State governments in New South Wales and Victoria need to sort out their coal seam gas industries or they will face monstrous supply issues, Federal Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane said at the recent Australia's Energy Future roundtable co-hosted by The Australian Financial Review and GE.


Speeches & Opinion, 28 August 2014 Read

What does industry need from energy policy?

Speech delivered by Ben Eade, Executive Director at the National AIE Energy Conference, incorporating the 14th Energy in WA Conference.

Speeches & Opinion, 1 November 2012 Read

We can have our gas and heat it too

Letter to the Australian Financial Review: Dick Warburton, Executive Chairman, Manufacturing Australia

Speeches & Opinion, 1 October 2012 Read

Government should ensure gas is made available for local manufacturing

The Australian: James Fazzino, Managing Director & CEO, Incitec Pivot

Speeches & Opinion, 8 August 2012 Read

Value-adding by gas

Letter to The Australian: Dick Warburton, Executive Chairman, Manufacturing Australia

Speeches & Opinion, 8 August 2012 Read

Political will a must for reforms

The Australian Financial Review: Dick Warburton, Executive Chairman, Manufacturing Australia