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.

News Releases, 10 October 2011 Read

New Manufacturing Australia Chair

Manufacturing Australia has appointed one of Australia’s most prominent business leaders, Mr Richard (Dick) Warburton, as its inaugural Chairman. Mr Warburton will lead the new industry body as it addresses major public policy issues affecting Australia’s manufacturing industry, including local content, productivity, trade and anti-dumping, and innovation.

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Manufacturing Australia welcomes ACCC comments on gas market

ACCC Chairman, Rod Simms’, initial comments on the East Coast Gas Market Review are a welcome validation of the concerns raised by Australia’s largest manufacturers about supply insecurity, market dysfunction and lessening of competition in Australia’s gas market.