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, 11 October 2016 Read

Energy policy failures threaten manufacturing investment and jobs

*Statement from Manufacturing Australia Chairman, Mark Chellew and Executive Director, Ben Eade*

News Releases, 22 April 2016 Read

Governments must act on ACCC Gas Market Inquiry to boost manufacturing

Manufacturing Australia (MA) has welcomed the ACCC’s report on its inquiry into the East coast gas market.

News Releases, 25 February 2016 Read

Manufacturing Australia welcomes inquiry into dumped steel and aluminium

Manufacturing Australia (MA), an alliance of some of Australia’s largest manufacturers, today welcomed the Federal Government’s commissioning of a report on the impact of dumped steel and aluminium on Australian manufacturers.

News Releases, 23 November 2015 Read

Workplace reform a key ingredient in manufacturing competitiveness

“Pragmatic, sensible changes” to Australia’s workplace relations system are essential to the long term competitiveness of Australia’s manufacturing sector and securing our next generation of industrial employment, according to Manufacturing Australia.

News Releases, 13 April 2015 Read

Manufacturing Australia releases action plan for gas market reform

Australia’s largest manufacturers have released a market reform plan they say could restore competition and confidence to the domestic gas market and help to avoid widespread manufacturing job losses.

News Releases, 31 March 2015 Read

RET impasse hurts manufacturers

The political intransigence that has dogged the renewable energy target debate (RET) is very disturbing and is having a real impact on competitiveness, costs and confidence.

News Releases, 12 March 2015 Read

Manufacturing Australia supports tough stance on dumped aluminium

Manufacturing Australia (MA), an alliance of some of Australia’s largest manufacturers, has welcomed the decision by the Anti-Dumping Commission (ADC) against PanAsia China that will see significant penalties imposed on the Chinese aluminium extrusions manufacturer and its associated distribution businesses in Australia.