Changing COVID Restrictions for Workplaces

April 26, 2022Industry News, Media Releases, SEMMA Updates No Comments

  With almost 70% of adults having received with their third dose, the Victorian Government recently announced that most COVID-19 restrictions were to be removed from 11:59pm, Friday 22 April 2022. Changes to pandemic orders related to workplaces include: COVIDSAFE PLAN All workplaces will still require a COVIDSafe Plan. WORKPLACE CONTACTS Individuals will be required to… Read More →

SEMMA Media Round-Up | April 2022

April 20, 2022Media Releases, Member News, SEMMA Updates No Comments

  Read our latest round-up of recent appearance by SEMMA and our members in the media! SEMMA’s Welder Shortage Initiative SEMMA’s third round of welding course participants are underway, with all successful graduates so far placed into employment with local manufacturing members. Read more here. Monash Ranked Best in the World Monash University has been… Read More →

SEMMA Media Release: Welding Skills Short-Course

July 28, 2021Media Releases, SEMMA Updates No Comments

  NEW INDUSTRY-LED WELDING COURSE LAUNCHED TO ADDRESS LOCAL SKILLS SHORTAGE   The South East Melbourne Manufacturers’ Alliance (SEMMA) has received $200,000 of funding from the Federal government to launch an industry-led welding skills short course program, designed to provide a continuity of skills needed for the future of manufacturing. This short course will equip… Read More →

GoProto ANZ achieves ISO 9001 QMS Certification

July 14, 2021Industry News, Media Releases No Comments

  SEMMA Member GoProto ANZ has announced the successful completion of its ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification. GoProto ANZ, an Australian 3D scanning, 3D printing and contract manufacturer, has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification. The stringent process analyzes the business’s operations from top to bottom, seeking commitment to quality at every level. “ISO is… Read More →

Open letter to Premier Gladys Berejiklian & Andrew Constance MP

September 9, 2020Industry News, Media Releases, SEMMA Updates No Comments

  SEMMA’s open letter Premier of NSW Gladys Berejiklian & NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance   Dear Gladys and Andrew,   Our manufacturing members were very concerned to learn that NSW had purchased nearly a billion dollars of Chinese-made trains, presumably believing that there was no train building capability in NSW. While there may well… Read More →

SEMMA on ABC 774 “The Conversation Hour”

September 7, 2020Industry News, Media Releases, SEMMA Updates No Comments

On Monday 7 September 2020, SEMMA CEO Vonda Fenwick appeared on “The Conversation Hour” discussing manufacturing and decentralisation. Listen in or skip to time-frame 48:37. Also featuring Paul Kearsley from City of Greater Dandenong (42:07), highlighting Dandenong as the capital of South-East Melbourne.   Description from ABC website: “Governments have been saying for years that our reliance on Melbourne… Read More →