- Latest reaction to Toyota’s Altona layoffs
Losing another 350 jobs from the already fragile Australian car manufacturing industry became a reality today as Toyota announced another round of layoffs. The web is buzzing with the news and Manufacturers’ monthly will continue to collate the best below as it emerges.
- Food manufacturing takes beating under carbon tax: AFCG report
A new report to be released by the Australian Food and Grocery Council today forecasts that profits for food manufacturers would dive under the recently passed carbon tax.
- Canberra chaos as factory fire burns
Canberra is facing transport disruptions with many residents told to stay inside as a massive
chemical factory fire continues to burn in the suburb of Mitchum.
- Ballarat manufacturer slams Victorian Government report
A new Victorian Government report recommending the lifting of local content restrictions for government tenders has been slammed by Ballarat manufacturers and trade groups.
- What does the budget mean for manufacturing?
Australian manufacturers might just have to hold their breaths to see whether the 2011-12 Federal budget released Tuesday night, will throw the manufacturing industry a much needed life line amidst a surging Australia dollar and patchy economic conditions.