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INITIAL WORKFORCE PLAN

A THRIVING MANUFACTURING SECTOR RELIES ON A DYNAMIC, SKILLED WORKFORCE

This Initial Workforce Plan is central to our role as the manufacturing industry’s voice in the skills system. It outlines current and future workforce challenges and charts a path for industry partners to address these challenges in a targeted and cohesive way.

WORKFORCE PROJECTS

Building a defence manufacturing workforce

In Australia, the demand for skilled labour in the manufacturing sector is expected to surge, with suggestions the AUKUS nuclear-powered submarine project alone will require 20,000 new skilled jobs.

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Better manufacturing apprenticeship outcomes

The Manufacturing Alliance’s Initial Workforce Plan has highlighted concerns about the completion rate of people entering apprenticeships across manufacturing.

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Aviation maintenance skills pathways

The Civil Aviation Authority (CASA) has made changes to licensing regulations that are likely to impact the skills challenges facing the manufacturing industry.

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OUR WORK

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES ARE AS BROAD AND DIVERSE AS AUSTRALIA ITSELF

LATEST NEWS

The Manufacturing Alliance and Manufacturing Skills Queensland MSQ have forged a strategic partnership aimed at leveraging local Queensland intelligence to inform workforce planning and training…

The Manufacturing Industry Skills Alliance team had a productive visit to Western Australia (WA) last month to meet with key government and industry stakeholders across various industries,…

Australia’s key influencers in manufacturing recently came together to talk about solutions to the current workforce shortage. The Manufacturing Industry Skills Alliance (Manufacturing Alliance), the…

On the 16-18 of April, the Manufacturing Industry Skills Alliance (Manufacturing Alliance) team participated in Australian Manufacturing Week in Sydney. Hosted by the Australian Manufacturing…

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