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, 07 August 2014 Read

In a flat world, there's no place like home

The Australian's social affairs editor Bernard Salt writes about the trend towards 're-shoring' by which global manufacturers are abandoning China in favour of the US. Will Australia get a piece of the aciton?

Media, 03 August 2014 Read

The high price of gas

Manufacturing Australia Executive Director Ben Eade talks to Radio National's Background Briefing about the impact of gas prices on industry.

Media, 31 July 2014 Read

Mid-sized businesses unfazed by high Australian dollar - unless export-exposed

Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens might not like a high Australian dollar, but many business people are not nearly as concerned - unless they work in the wholesale, retail and manufacturing industries.