Advanced manufacturing hearing: health, robotics and space tech

Issue date: Monday, 24 July 2023

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Health, robotics and space are three sectors to be examined tomorrow by the House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Resources as part of its inquiry into developing advanced manufacturing in Australia.

Stakeholders will share their views on key issues affecting the growth of advanced manufacturing development in Australia relating to health, robotics and space. Representatives from the different sectors will discuss what is needed to enable the growth of advanced manufacturing, financial and non-financial investment opportunities and their worker and skills needs.

‘‘The Committee looks forward to hearing stakeholders’ insights into how the Commonwealth Government can better support the growth of advanced manufacturing in Australia. The growth of advanced manufacturing is vital to our future industry and any changes that we recommend must be informed by industry’’, said Committee Chair, Mr Rob Mitchell MP.

The public hearing will be held on 25 July 2023 at 9:00 am at the Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane. It will be audio broadcast on the Parliament’s website

The Committee commenced its inquiry into developing advanced manufacturing on 15 February 2023. Further information about the inquiry, including the Terms of Reference, is available on the Committee’s website:

Media inquiries

Office of Rob Mitchell MP
(03) 5716 3000

For background information

Committee Secretariat
(02) 6277 4114

For more information about this Committee, you can visit its website On the site, you can read inquiry submissions, and get details for upcoming public hearings. You can also track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track this Committee’ button in the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

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