Why Australia still needs manufacturing

It's time to debunk the myths used to write off Australia's manufacturing sector, and start really helping it to adapt.

The Conversation

Over the last half century, manufacturing employment as a proportion of total employment has been in long-term decline.

Although many have predicted the eventual death of manufacturing, and some have even suggested it is inevitable, there are a number of reasons why policy makers should invest in the future of manufacturing.

Manufacturing and economic prosperity


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