Manufacturing

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Manufacturing indusry
Report

Australian sovereign capability and supply chain resilience: perspectives and options

This report has been prepared to provide analysis of the nature, definitions and requirements of Australian sovereign capability in five key industry domains. The broad goal is to determine what Australia must be able to build, make, control or know, in order to guarantee its...
Report

Commercial-scale solar in New Zealand

This report examines the financial performance of commercial-scale solar in New Zealand by modelling systems for 144 business sites across eight centres.
Report

The two Australias: the talkers versus the doers

The broader context for this research is the significant structural changes that have taken place across the Australian economy over the past 100 years. These changes are often discussed in the context of Australia industrialising away from its agrarian base, then de-industrialising in the shift...
Draft report

Right to repair: Productivity Commission draft report

This draft report assesses the case for a right to repair in Australia, with a focus on whether consumers face any unnecessary barriers to repair that require a government policy response.
Report

Powering the just transition

This report gives an overview of the challenge of ensuring a just transition to a low-carbon economy in Yorkshire and the Humber regions of the United Kingdom.
Report

Repair Design: a UTS design studies project

The 'Repair Design' project opens up informed, realistic and meaningful public discourse about repair practices, capacities and limitations in an Australian context. This research reframes repair as a design practice, and in doing so openly acknowledges design’s culpability in environmental degradation and waste.
Report

Vulnerable supply chains: interim report

This report identifies where supply chain disruptions could occur in Australia, and looks at targeted policy options to protect local supply chains.
Report

Making things in Australia again? Not in Victoria

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed how dependent Australia has become on selling basic minerals and agricultural commodities, and how reliant Australian consumers are on imported knowledge intensive goods. This paper examines the response to these revelations in Victoria.
Report

New approaches to supply chain traceability: implications for Xinjiang and beyond

This report first explores the need for supply chain traceability, current approaches, and the challenges the apparel and textile industry faces with forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region context. It goes on to discusses a number of new initiatives and technologies, exploring the...
Discussion paper

On the make: gas and manufacturing in Australia

This discussion paper asserts that the Morrison Government’s 'gas-fired recovery' will not assist Australia’s manufacturing industry, arguing that increasing gas production is likely to benefit gas exporters, not the manufacturing industry.