The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released new data on 11 June confirming manufacturing employment is on the rise with the March quarter having more than six per cent of all jobs in Australia were in manufacturing. The number of filled jobs in manufacturing has declined around 20,000 jobs in the past five years … Continue reading Australian Bureau of Statistics report shows an increase in manufacturing jobs
Finding suitable staff to fill positions in manufacturing is becoming increasingly harder for some companies who are expressing concern over a young workforce that is steering clear of the industry. Speaking at the AUSPACK Business and Industry Conference, held on March 26-27 in Melbourne, a panel discussed a lack of interest from younger generations in … Continue reading Younger generations need support in industry to take up manufacturing roles
Locomotive manufacturing is taking another hit in Australia as UGL announced it’s laying off at least 25 workers at its Broadmeadow facility.