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.

News Releases, 4 March 2015 Read

Manufacturing Australia appoints senior building industry executive Mark Chellew as new Chairman

Manufacturing Australia, a coalition of Australia’s largest manufacturers, has appointed Mr Mark Chellew as the group’s new Chairman. Mr Chellew takes over from Sue Morphet, whose term as Chairman concludes this month.

News Releases, 10 October 2014 Read

Orora included in BRW's 50 Most Innovative Companies

Orora Limited has been ranked number 36 in this year’s BRW 50 Most Innovative Companies, and is the highest placed packaging company and one of only eight manufacturing companies to be included in the list.

News Releases, 9 October 2014 Read

COAG should endorse NT to Moomba gas pipeline

Federal and State & Territory Governments should agree to build a gas pipeline from the Northern Territory to a new gas trading hub at Moomba, SA, in a bid to increase competition and transparency in the dysfunctional East Coast gas market, Manufacturing Australia said today.

News Releases, 21 July 2014 Read

Research confirms urgency of gas market reform

Manufacturing Australia congratulates AiGroup and a consortium of other industry associations for releasing an important report today on the impact of escalating gas prices for the Australian economy.

News Releases, 15 May 2014 Read

EEO repeal a win for common sense

Manufacturing Australia (MA) welcomes the Federal Government’s decision to repeal the Energy Efficiency Opportunities (EEO) programme as part of its commitment to cutting unnecessary regulation.