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Manufacturing Australia (MA) is the peak representative body for Australia’s manufacturing industry. MA works to secure the future of Australia’s manufacturing industry and the almost one million people it employs.

MA is driven by the CEOs of its member companies, including; Allied Mills, Amcor, BlueScope Steel, Brickworks, Capral, Cement Australia, CSR, Incitec Pivot, Rheem and Teys Australia.

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Media, 29 September 2014 Read

Coalition urged to fire up food sector with investment incentives

Food and grocery manufact­ur­ers are calling for the reintroduction of investment incentives, increased labour-market flexibility and the reinvigoration of the competitiveness agenda, as new statistics show capital investment is flat and employment is falling despite export growth.

Media, 29 September 2014 Read

Government needs to sell its reforms to voters

Anyone following discussions around the G20 will know that the main focus across the world is the importance of reform with a shared objective of achieving a ­2 per cent collective growth target.

Media, 29 September 2014 Read

Don't dump growth strategy by picking winners, says Productivity Commission chair

In these pages and elsewhere in recent weeks, a theme has emerged to imply that the economic reform process that has been so successful in recent years may now be old hat and that a new industry policy is needed.