SEMMA is a peak industry group representing more than 200 leading manufacturers based in South East Melbourne. SEMMA provides its members with a strong, clear voice, able to participate in the ongoing regional and national debate regarding the critical need for an innovative and sustainable manufacturing community.


Become a member

SEMMA is an independent body that represents the interests of manufacturers within the South East Melbourne region.

Large group buying power

Take advantage of member-only deals and special offers that will save you both time and money.

Sharing and networking

An alliance like SEMMA turns competitors into allies – share experience, capabilities and capacity.

Promotion and events

Promote and market your business via the SEMMA website and attend networking events.

Lobby Government

Influence Government policy and interaction with key policy-makers at all levels of Government.

An alliance like SEMMA turns competitors into allies and promotes further business growth.

Influence Government Policy

SEMMA will provide an opportunity for businesses to come together to lobby State and Federal governments on all issues directly relating to manufacturing. More than 60 percent of businesses in South East Melbourne fall within the small to medium size category. SEMMA members will, as a powerful and unified front, have the opportunity to influence government policy in:

Investment, Research & Development, Free Trade, Export Finance, Anti-Dumping, Regulations & Standards, Purchasing Policies, Training Standards

Education & Support

All members will also receive membership to South East Business Networks (SEBN). They will be invited to many events hosted by both SEMMA and SEBN including:

  • Industry Events with political and business leaders
  • Industry Breakfasts and Dinners to discuss current issues
  • Educational seminars and lectures
  • Increasing interactivity on the SEMMA website