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Future Made In Australia Act Must Have Specific, Enforceable Local Content Requirements And The Right Investment

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Weld Australia welcomes Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s announcement today of the Future Made in Australia Act, but urges the federal government to ensure that specific, enforceable local content requirements are formally incorporated and the right investments are made. Only then will the federal government strengthen local manufacturing, drive real economic growth, and create the next … Continued

BZE welcomes Future Made In Australia Bill

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11 April 2024 Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) warmly welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement of the Future Made in Australia Act.  BZE CEO Heidi Lee said the independent think tank had been calling for government investment in Australian manufacturing capability, having highlighted through its research that Australia’s natural advantages in terms of existing infrastructure, materials, a skilled … Continued

Future Made In Australia Act Must Have Specific, Enforceable Local Content Requirements And The Right Investment

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Weld Australia welcomes Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s announcement today of the Future Made in Australia Act, but urges the federal government to ensure that specific, enforceable local content requirements are formally incorporated and the right investments are made. Only then will the federal government strengthen local manufacturing, drive real economic growth, and create the next … Continued

Seizing a Future Made in Australia

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 11 APRIL 2024   THE CLIMATE COUNCIL celebrates today’s announcement that the Future Made In Australia Act is soon to roll off the Federal Government’s policy production line.   Climate Council CEO Amanda McKenzie said: “This is exactly the sort of leadership Australia needs to tackle climate pollution, generate clean jobs, … Continued

‘Future Made in Australia’ plan will reduce climate pollution and grow our economy

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Thursday April 11 Solutions for Climate Australia and the Climate Action Network Australia warmly welcome Prime Minister Albanese’s announcement today for funding and legislation that will support the growth of green manufacturing and industry. Director of Solutions for Climate Australia’s Dr Barry Traill said: “The world is moving on from polluting industries and this plan … Continued

EX-COAL MINERS, PARENTS AND ENERGY ADVOCATES ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S “FUTURE MADE IN AUSTRALIA ACT”

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April 11 2024   The Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced the Federal Government’s “Future Made in Australia Act” designed to speed up investment in clean, Australian-made renewable energy.   While analysts say the investment will help Australia keep pace with the world, local communities are looking to see the details. The following people are … Continued

Workforce Productivity Improvements Need Alignment Of The Skills Training And Higher Education Systems

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  Student-centred reforms to more closely align the skills training and higher education sectors are needed to ensure that the Australian workforce is resilient and able to adapt to change.  That’s the view of the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the peak body representing independent skills training, higher education, and international education providers. “We … Continued

FoE Welcomes Wetlands Decision

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Friends of the Earth (FoE) is welcoming the draft decision by Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek to save an important Queensland wetland from inappropriate development. The Minister has rejected a plan to build high rise apartments and a shopping development on the internationally recognised, Ramsar-listed wetland at Toondah Harbour in Moreton Bay, Queensland. The development … Continued

Union calls for major reform after Melbourne Uni fined $75,000

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The National Tertiary Education Union has called for urgent reform after Melbourne University copped a $75,000 fine over threatening to punish two casual academic staff for work outside contracted hours.   A supervisor told the staff “if you claim outside your contracted hours don’t expect work next year” in August 2020.   When one worker … Continued

New grants support innovation in cancer research

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The Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Mark Butler MP today announced over $5.7 million in funding through Cancer Australia’s Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme (PdCCRS) aimed at driving innovative cancer research initiatives. The 15 grants, supported by $3.61 million from the Australian Government through Cancer Australia and $2.17 million from Cancer Australia’s Funding … Continued