Qld Government Announces Plan to Buy Local ‘Australian Made’
Queensland government departments will be encouraged to award contracts to local businesses as part of a push to secure jobs and give back to workers.
Will Australian Manufacturing Survive Loose Procurement?
Despite the tweeting and posturing of the most patriotic of Prime Ministers and Presidents, global demand is waning for products that are environmentally irresponsible.
Australian-made is Better, Except When…
Australian-made is better, most people in Australia are likely to say.
Telling the Life Story of Our Manufactured Products
To ensure any good or material we use is up to standard, we need to look at its life story from manufacture to consumption. Imagine,...
Is Buying Australian a Guarantee of Quality?
Buying Australian-made products makes a lot of sense for a lot of reasons.
Is Australia’s Steel Industry Doomed?
Domestic steel manufacturing in Australia has no long term future, according to an analyst report that describes the closure of BlueScope’s Port Kembla steelworks was a...
Imports Harm Local Suppliers by Compromising on Quality
In a globalized world economy, goods and products are free to roam between markets and across borders with extensive impunity, providing consumers everywhere with far greater...