Industry has welcomed the upgraded Paris emissions targets, signed in June by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and minister for Climate Change and Energy, Chris Bowen.
Ai Group, Australia’s national employer association, has released its pre-election policy statement on Energy and Climate policies as part of a series of papers outlining policies that they are encouraging parties to support.
Origin Energy has proposed to accelerate its exit from coal-fired power generation, having submitted notice to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) for the potential early retirement of Eraring power station in August 2025.
The Ai Group has welcomed the federal government’s latest stimulus package to boost job prospects for Australians affected by the coronavirus. The announcement comes as a relieve for manufacturers and is expected to alleviate concerns for businesses during the next six months. The funding will provide $130 billion in wage support for six million Australians … Continue reading Federal government wage subsidy welcomed by industries
A new report from the Australian Industry (Ai) Group has outlined the state of business digitalisation as more companies transition to Industry 4.0, providing a set of recommendations on how to overcome lingering challenges. The report, titled The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Australian businesses in transition, indicates that an increasing number of company business models are … Continue reading More businesses transitioning to Industry 4.0, new report finds
New research undertaken by Swinburne, PwC, Siemens and the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) – as part of the Australian Industry (Ai) Group Industry 4.0 Forum agenda – has identified the ways in which manufacturing businesses and workforces must adapt to changes being wrought by Industry 4.0. The research report, titled Transforming Australian Manufacturing: Preparing … Continue reading New report: collaboration needed to drive Industry 4.0 innovation and growth
Following on from the success of previous delegations, global technology giant Siemens will lead a cross section of business leaders and stakeholders from manufacturing, energy, power and gas, engineering, data analytics, education and cybersecurity sectors to Germany for the world’s largest industrial trade fair – Hannover Messe. The Australian delegation will be joined by members … Continue reading Siemens to lead cross-industry Australian delegation to Hannover Messe