NSW Govt Unveils Net Zero Manufacturing Grants

28 February 24

The NSW Government has announced $275 million in grants under the Net Zero Manufacturing Initiative, to secure NSW as the place to develop and manufacture clean technology and create new jobs in the process

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Automotive Skills Alliance’s Advisory Panel Gets to Work

28 February 24

The first meeting of the Mining and Automotive Skills Alliance’s Automotive Strategic Workforce Advisory Panel took place last week, bringing together members to discuss the latest industry research, projects, and initial Workforce Plan for 202

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New Volvo Models Set For Local Production Mid-2024

30 January 24

The first of a new range of heavy-duty models unveiled this week in Sweden will start rolling off Volvo Trucks’ Wacol assembly line mid-2024

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Qld Rejects Plan To Extend Electrical Licensing To EV’s

23 January 24

The Queensland Government has rejected a proposal to extend the electrical licensing framework to cover electric vehicle

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Strategy Relaxes Labour Market Test For Overseas Workers

19 December 23

The Government's new Migration Strategy contains significant wins for employers, including relaxation of the Labour Market Test and a new Skills in Demand visa that may include truck drivers

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Partnership To Underpin Growth Of Hydrogen Skills Set

19 December 23

Hyzon Motors Australia and the Kangan Institute have joined forces to develop an innovative Hydrogen Education and Training Precinct that will support local learning, training, and modern manufacturing

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HVIA Calls For ZEV Case Studies for Inaugural TruckShowX

8 November 23

HVIA is seeking expressions of interest from members keen to present at the inaugural TruckShowX 2024 zero-emissions trucking event to be held May 13-15, 2024 at Cape Schanck in Victoria

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BRE Engineers Growth With New Cutting Edge Facility

1 November 23

HVIA member Bruce Rock Engineering last week officially opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Forrestfield WA

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Course Aims To Lift Completion Rate Of Female Apprentices

1 November 23

Heavy commercial vehicle tradesperson-turned-life coach, mentor and industry ambassador Louise Azzopardi is offering a new coaching program that aims to tackle the high non-completion rate of female apprentices

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Transport Equip Manufacturers Lead Rise In Aug Turnover

12 October 23

Manufacturing recorded a 6.4 per cent rise in monthly turnover, the highest of any industry sector, with transport equipment manufacturers a key contributor.

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White Paper Outlines Measures To Build Future Workforce

27 September 23

An employment white paper released this week by Federal Treasury details ambitious measures to build Australia’s future workforce, including those required to enable the transport industry’s transition to net-zero.

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Machinery/Equipment Manufacturing Sector Contracts

13 September 23

Australia’s downstream manufacturing sector – including machinery and equipment – contracted in August

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Factory tour gives Lord Mayor insights into HV manufacturing

23 August 23

The Drake Group shared its views on how to encourage growth and innovation in the local manufacturing industry during a recent visit by Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner

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Gateway to Industry Work placements Employers Guide

26 May 20

The Gateway to Industry Schools program is addressing the skills shortage issue by investing and creating talent pipelines in high schools.

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