Making Australia make again: The future of manufacturing in Australia


The COVID-19 pandemic exposed just how dependent Australia had become on global supply chains, and the extent to which we had allowed our manufacturing capability to decline.

After calls to ‘make Australia make again‘ and two federal budgets, Geraldine Doogue on Saturday Extra, ABC Radio, discusses with Dr Jim Stanford, Director of the Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work, and David Chuter, CEO and Managing Director of Innovative Manufacturing CRC, where Australian manufacturing might be heading.