Almost 200,000 Australian jobs could be lost and up to $28 billion in economic value wiped out if Australian Governments fail to intervene to ensure competitively priced gas remains available for Australian manufacturers, according to new analysis released today by Manufacturing Australia.
Manufacturing Australia understands the tough conditions which have resulted in Ford’s management making today’s announcement, and sympathises with those employees and their families who will lose their jobs.
In the past year, there has been significant progress made on some reforms to support Australia’s manufacturing sector, notably in the anti-dumping area.
Manufacturing Australia welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement today of a new Anti-Dumping Commission which, following the recent Brumby Anti-Dumping Review, demonstrates the Government’s responsiveness to industry concerns and the need to strengthen Australia’s anti-dumping system.
Manufacturing Australia today announced that its inaugural Executive Chairman Dick Warburton has retired.
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Fair Work Act review falls short on real productivity reform, says Dick Warburton, Executive Chairman of Manufacturing Australia.