Hearings focus on advanced manufacturing in Australia

Issue date: Monday, 1 May 2023

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On 3 May 2023, the House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Resources will hold a series of public hearings in Melbourne in support of its inquiry into developing advanced manufacturing in Australia.

Stakeholders from Australia’s health, engineering and space industries are scheduled to appear, as well as representatives of Australia’s tertiary education and research sectors. The Committee will explore a range of matters, including the current level of advanced manufacturing in Australia, major international trends, and strategies to further develop capabilities in this area.

Committee Chair, Rob Mitchell MP, said “It is important to understand the opportunities that exist – and the challenges that our manufacturers face – for building capability in advanced manufacturing. This inquiry is seeking to identify opportunities to enhance Australia’s strategic growth and global competitiveness.”

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: aph.gov.au/isr

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 aph.gov.au/isr. 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 Committee’ button in the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

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