CEO’s latest media article

April 1, 2021SEMMA Updates No Comments

Check out SEMMA’s latest media article on the benefits of manufacturing collaboration, written by CEO Vonda Fenwick.   Featuring: Nico Adams – Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Advanced Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Hub Media Partner: Prime Creative Media – Industrial Titles

Manufacturing Collaboration Workshop

March 31, 2021General News, SEMMA Updates No Comments

  SEMMA were pleased to hold our first in-person member event since COVID on Monday 29 March 2021, hosting the advanced Collaboration Workshop with David Pender. Check out the highlights below. SEMMA received a small grant from the Victorian Government, under the Grants for Business Chambers and Traders Groups, to fund the SEMMA Collaboration program.

The COVID Year | SEMMA Data in Review

February 25, 2021SEMMA Updates No Comments

  Written by SEMMA CEO Vonda Fenwick.  Thank you to all our SEMMA members who have participated in our COVID IMPACT Surveys throughout 2020 – our first 2021 snapshot survey is out now, be sure to have your input! Click here to take survey. Looking over our 2020 survey results from our March, May, August… Read More →

Manufacturing Resources | COVID Lockdown 12 February 2021

February 14, 2021General News, Industry News No Comments

The following advice has been received from the Associate Deputy Secretary, Industry Coordination and Recovery Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions. View the slideshow summary of manufacturing restrictions. _____________________________________________________________________________________ I am writing to confirm that, as outlined in the health directions, only essential work premises, that is work premises at which an essential provider operates or… Read More →

SEMMA Newsletters | 2020

December 19, 2020SEMMA Updates No Comments

  Catch up on our exclusive previous content from 2020! February 2020 March 2020 April 2020 May 2020 June 2020 July 2020 August 2020 September 2020 October 2020 November 2020 December 2020

SEMMA Christmas Update | 2020

December 17, 2020SEMMA Updates No Comments

  Thank you from SEMMA The SEMMA Board and staff wish to thank all our members, partners and network for their continued support throughout 2020. This has been a year of unprecedented challenges which have impacted us all, however we are pleased to see signs of recovery and members of our Manufacturing community thriving, innovating… Read More →

Federal Government Advocacy

September 23, 2020SEMMA Updates No Comments

Recently, SEMMA met with Tim Wilson MP to discuss investment proposals to assist Australian manufacturers. During that meeting, Mr Wilson agreed to refer on a submission from SEMMA to the Federal government. The submission covered several proposals including something along the lines of the dollar for dollar Manufacturing Modernisation Fund, however, with the added incentive to invest in… Read More →

CEO Update: SEMMA’s Recent Advocacy

September 21, 2020SEMMA Updates No Comments

On behalf of the SEMMA team, we wish to thank to our manufacturing members who made the time to respond to our recent “Covid Impact”, “Jobkeeper” and “SEMMA Snapshot” surveys. Your input is invaluable in our advocacy work on your behalf and we really appreciate the time taken to provide the information to us. Your… Read More →