Building back Australia’s manufacturing sector


Geofabrics produces Megaflo at its Albury factory.

Source: Geofabrics

A dynamic manufacturing sector can bring a pandemic-weakened Australian economy back to full strength. The support of business and government will ensure the nation can make the most of the opportunities on offer.

Dr Matthew Young, Manufacturing Innovation Manager at IMCRC, is referenced in this create article. He believes that the COVID-19 pandemic has opened a unique window of opportunity for the industry.

It is, he told create, “a chance for companies to rethink their approach to manufacturing — how and where they make their goods — to future-proof their business strategy, and for government to provide the focus, support and environment to grow Australia’s manufacturing sector, and thus drive economic and social recovery”.