News Releases, 11 September 2017 Read

Manufacturing Australia appoints James Fazzino as new Chairman

Manufacturing Australia (MA) has appointed James Fazzino as Chairman, replacing Mark Chellew, who is stepping down after leading the organisation since early 2015.

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, 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.