MA’s policy priorities include:

  1. Encouraging better regulations that help keep Australian manufacturing safe, productive and high quality, without placing unnecessary burden on businesses and raising the cost of doing business in Australia;
  2. Increasing productivity through innovation, research and development, modern and flexible workplaces and direct engagement between employees and employers;
  3. Ensuring free trade is also fair trade by maintaining a strong anti-dumping system; and,
  4. Maintaining Australia’s competitive advantage of diverse and affordable energy resources.