The Innovation Statement and manufacturing: what should the industry expect in 2016 and beyond?
When Malcolm Turnbull outlined the National Innovation and Science Agenda in December last year, he got people in industry talking – from big businesses to budding entrepreneurs. The statement signalled a shift in focus at the federal level – one that is expected to resonate across Australian state governments, industries, communities and cultures. The Agenda … Continue reading The Innovation Statement and manufacturing: what should the industry expect in 2016 and beyond?
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Can Australia make things – the future of manufacturing?
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Aim high for Australian manufacturing
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