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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AWU begins blitz to lock up gas

The Australian Workers Union will launch a campaign to convince Australians that 15 per cent to 20 per cent of gas production should be set aside for domestic use, a move that could lower local prices but cut producers’ profits.

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Coastal shipping overhaul to end 'Labor's union sop'

The Abbott Government will today push for an “urgent overhaul” of the nation’s shipping freight trade, aiming to change what it calls Labor’s “flawed, bureaucratic and protectionist” licensing system for ships moving cargo from one port to another.

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Dow Chemical hits out at Victoria, NSW politicians for gas bans

The local chief of one of the world’s largest chemical companies has criticised the Victorian and NSW governments for standing in the way of gas supplies needed to avert a supply squeeze while they wait to get elections out of the way.