BlueScope nabs $100m advance through Steel Transformation Plan
BlueScope Steel is the latest manufacturer to benefit from the government’s new $300 million Steel Transformation Plan (STP), receiving a $100 million advance on future assistance entitlements to help it bounce back from a tough year in 2011.
$50k grants for small TCF manufacturers
Small textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) manufacturers can now apply for government funding of up to $50,000 a piece, to be used for business improvement projects.
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Aussie company to supply plastic bags to 60,000 Chinese households
Australian bioplastics company Cardia has been awarded a $260,000 contract from the Nanjing Government to supply ‘green’ household kitchen waste bags to the Nanjing area.
Defence contracts to bring over 200 jobs to Victoria
The government’s decision to fund production of the next generation of Protected Mobility Vehicles in Victoria is a “common sense decision that will mean Australians get twice the value for their taxpayer dollar,” according to the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU).