The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI®) ended 2017 on a high with a reading of 56.2 in December 2017, down a slight 1.1 on the previous month, and further building on the recovery the sector has experienced over the year (readings above 50 indicate expansion in activity, with the distance […]

A Victorian vehicle manufacturing start-up with ambitions to be Australia’s first production electric vehicle, and a company developing a disruptive new class of insecticides have been given a kick-start thanks to a new funding initiative that helps small businesses access CSIRO research expertise and capabilities.