News Releases, 27 May 2013 Read

Gas Crisis Threatens 200,000 Jobs, Manufacturing Australia Calls for Rethink of Industry Support

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.

News Releases, 23 May 2013 Read

Manufacturing Australia – Response to Ford Closure Announcement

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. 

News Releases, 18 March 2013 Read

Manufacturing Australia Communique - Australia's Manufacturing Advantage

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.

News Releases, 12 March 2013 Read

Sue Morphet to Chair Manufacturing Australia

Manufacturing Australia, a business coalition of Australia’s largest manufacturers, has appointed Sue Morphet as the group’s new Chairman.  Ms. Morphet takes over from Dick Warburton AO, who retired at the end of 2012.

News Releases, 4 December 2012 Read

Manufacturing Australia welcomes new Anti-Dumping Commission

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.

News Releases, 19 November 2012 Read

Dick Warburton retires as Executive Chairman Manufacturing Australia

Manufacturing Australia today announced that its inaugural Executive Chairman Dick Warburton has retired.

News Releases, 12 November 2012 Read

Economic significance of Queensland's Large Gas Users

Queensland Large Industrial Gas Customers Economic Contribution Report

News Releases, 8 November 2012 Read

Manufacturing Australia: Response to the Energy White Paper

A beginning and not an end - that’s what Manufacturing Australia wants from the Energy White Paper released today.

News Releases, 2 August 2012 Read

Fair Work Act review falls short on real productivity reform

Fair Work Act review falls short on real productivity reform, says Dick Warburton, Executive Chairman of Manufacturing Australia.

News Releases, 28 March 2012 Read

Future of manufacturing in Australia

Australian manufacturing is fighting multiple fires on multiple fronts, beset by challenges from high input costs and excessive or inconsistent regulation to the high Australian dollar.