Australian Manufacturing and Government Policy

It’s been almost a year since the Coalition came to power, so let’s review what actions and policies have affected Australian Manufacturing. During the 2013 election campaign, the Coalitions pointed out 5 pillars of the economy, one being Manufacturing. Ian MacFarlane, was sworn in as the Minister for Industry on September 18th, 2013. About 4 months before that, Ford announced they were shutting shop…

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Carbon Tax Repeal Bill Gets Through Lower House

Australia one step closer to being carbon tax free Today the House of Representatives have voted in favour of the carbon tax repeal bill. Controversially, the speaker ruled against Labour amendment proposals where they wanted the bill to have an ETS, saying they didn’t have the power to move the amendments. Most vocal were Labours Tony Burke, Anthony Albanese…

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