The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) is partnering with the Australian Made Campaign (AMCL) to support the growth of Australia’s forest products industries. AFPA is the peak national body for Australia’s forest, wood and paper products industry, representing the industry’s interests on the sustainable development and use of Australia’s forest, wood and paper products. AMCL … Continue reading Australian Made partners with AFPA to support forest products
Wood heater manufacturer Nectre has announced all its products are officially registered as being certified Australian made. Nectre is proud to design and produce the next generation of efficient, low emission wood heaters inside their present factory in Dry Creek, South Australia. The well-known Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo is the true mark of … Continue reading Nectre receives prestigious Australian Made certification
The Australian Made Campaign (AMCL) is calling on Australia’s business community and all levels of government to adopt “buy Australian first” procurement policies to aid domestic manufacturing capability and fast-track the country’s resurgence from COVID-19. The AMCL believes the federal government’s commitment to increase domestic manufacturing of critical products such as medical supplies is a … Continue reading Buy local policies to help Australian manufacturers
A recent Roy Morgan survey has found two thirds of Australians prefer to buy Australian-made building products, with 61 per cent choosing to purchase Australian tools and hardware. Factors that contribute to consumer decision include high quality, use of ethical labour, and supporting local jobs and employment, according to the research. Australia Made Campaign CEO … Continue reading Two thirds of Australians prefer Australian-made building products
Manufacturers of complementary medicines which meet local manufacturing requirements will be able to affix the Australian Made logo to their products. In an announcement made on December 18, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews, highlighted that the interim measure, agreed upon with the states, will allow for growth in the industry. “We listened … Continue reading Complementary medicines can now use Australian Made logo
The future of battery manufacturing in Australia has gotten a little brighter with the announcement of Germany battery company sonnen being awarded the Australian Made badge and recognition as a manufacturer of South Australian products, by the Office of the Industry Advocate. The dual recognitions are an indication of the significance of the manufacturing operation … Continue reading German battery manufacturer commits to SA
For Melissa Tinetti, preparing students for the jobs of the future requires collaboration and cooperation. Manufacturers’ Monthly reports. With the shifting demand for skills as the manufacturing industry transforms, education providers have been under pressure to produce graduates with digital skills. While the university and vocational sectors have been seen as distinct, for Melissa Tinetti, … Continue reading Crossing the divide: working across industry and education for skills training
Australian Made has launched a new video series highlighting a range of Australia’s most innovative manufacturers. Named ‘Australian Makers’ the short clips go inside factories, workshops, and farms across Australia, to show the people, processes, and stories behind Australian-made products. “We are passionate about Australian manufacturing, so we are very excited to launch the Australian … Continue reading Video series spotlights Australian innovation
The latest generation of trucks for the Australian Army have been tested under combat-simulation conditions at Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019. The trucks, made by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Australia are augmented with Australian-made trailers, delivered by Haulmark Trailers Australia. Additionally, local manufacturers including G.H. Varley, Holmwood Highgate, RPC Technologies, Sea Box International, Thales Australia and … Continue reading Smart trucks have capabilities tested in Talisman Sabre
Australian made products have been highlighted at an expo to encourage people to seek out local manufacturers and businesses. Products featuring the Australian Made logo could be seen across Sydney Build 2019 on March 14-15. An Australian-made Mack truck specially coloured green and gold, was one of the products on display in the Hordern Pavilion. … Continue reading Australian manufacturers highlighted at Sydney Build expo
Ben Young, frank green chief executive officer, is calling out to Australian manufacturers to help create stainless-steel reusable cups nationally. Frank green, an Australian Made licensee, currently produces all of its plastic reusable cup products in Australia through a local manufacturer. The company is seeking to replicate this for its stainless-steel range. “We believe manufacturing … Continue reading Australian stainless-steel manufacturers in demand as company looks locally
Ninety per cent of Australians are more likely to buy Australian-made products than those from overseas, a new Roy Morgan study has found. The survey of 15,000 Australians, aged 14 and over, measured how likely Australians were to buy products from Australia and large players such as USA, China and the UK. The survey, conducted … Continue reading Survey indicates 90 per cent of Australians want locally made products
Australian Made has entered into a strategic alliance with the AuMake International, which will promote Australian manufactured goods to the Chinese supply chain. The alliance will establish a relationship whereby AuMake the Australian Made Campaign (AMCL) can proactively promote the benefits of each organisations, tapping into the daigou and Chinese tourist markets. After detailed analysis … Continue reading Australian Made, AuMake to tap into Chinese market
A new partnership between the Australian Made Campaign and Master Builders Australia aims to boost exports and the use of locally made products by the building and construction sectors. The initiative will encourage building and construction firms to source Australian-made goods and assist local businesses in marketing their products and services to export markets. Australian … Continue reading Partnership to increase Australian products in construction
A study by statistics firm Statista researched 43,000 consumers from 49 different countries to determine the world’s most respected ‘Made in’ labels. According to the study, Australia ranks 14th. Germany ranked first, receiving 100 index points, closely followed by Switzerland with 98 index points. Other nations in the top five include the EU as a … Continue reading ‘Made in Australia’ label among world’s most reputable
The Australian Made Campaign is encouraging businesses across Australia to promote their heritage on Family Business Day which is held annually on 19 September.
Fashion Revolution Week will showcase Australian Made producers again this year, with local labels taking shoppers behind the scenes of their supply chains to reveal the people and processes involved in sustainable Australian manufacturing. The ‘revolution’ uses social media to spread the very important message about supporting locally made, ethical fashion, encouraging consumers to turn … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week showcases Australian Made producers
Manufacturers are urged to take advantage of one of our most cost-effective marketing tools – the Australian Made logo. Alan Johnson reports.
The full details of the Chinese-Australian Free Trade Agreement are expected to be released before the end of June.
Family Business Australia and the Australian Made Campaign have partnered to help foster business collaboration and offer improved access to resources.