“One of the challenges we have found when talking to government about large contracts is that they are not often geared to deal with SMEs.
We have always said that there needs to be recognition at government level that 95 per cent of employment in manufacturing in Australia is within SMEs.”
Manufacturers’ Monthly speaks with South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance CEO Vonda Fenwick about the government’s approach to local content and the skills challenge facing Australian manufacturing.
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