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$1 million in Support Vouchers Granted to Victorian Exporters

Victorian businesses will get a boost into Asian markets following the release of a new round of export support vouchers by the state labour government.   The $1 million in vouchers are to help over 30 businesses ranging across local industries succeed in penetrating Asian markets by partnering them with industry experts.   Examples of … Continue reading “$1 million in Support Vouchers Granted to Victorian Exporters”

Australian Cyber Security Centre’s new HQ in Canberra

The Federal Government has opened the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s new headquarters in Canberra, to enhance Australia’s cyber resilience in partnership with industry, businesses, universities, not-for-profit organisations and governments.   The Australian Cyber Security Centre forms a critical hub for the Joint Cyber Security Centres located in all capital cities, which facilitate partnerships between more … Continue reading “Australian Cyber Security Centre’s new HQ in Canberra”

FREE Business Seminars – August

Fairfield City Open Libraries is hosting a series of very practical business workshops and seminars for people who work in businesses of all shapes and sizes. Cumberland Business Chamber supports all initiatives of the Fairfield City Council to stimulate local business. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING. August 21 5.30pm – Whitlam Library, Cabramatta. Space Jump Media director … Continue reading “FREE Business Seminars – August”

Visit CSIRO Manufacturing – August 22

Cumberland Business Chamber is supporting this unique event arranged by the Cumberland Manufacturing Centre: a tour of CSIRO Manufacturing facility at Lindfield. Meet scientists and engineers that support innovation for manufacturers. The former Commander of  Indian Army General Arun Sahni is their special guest – he has offered his time to talk to SME businesses … Continue reading “Visit CSIRO Manufacturing – August 22”

Energy Management System as a Replacement for Tram Overhead Electricity Lines

An energy management system prototype that has the potential to replace overhead electricity lines for trams has been built at CSIRO’s Lindfield site in Sydney. This first full‐sized prototype unit is a result of a Rail Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) project involving CSIRO and the China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) which is looking … Continue reading “Energy Management System as a Replacement for Tram Overhead Electricity Lines”

Australian Robotics Company testing Construction Robot in Mexico

Fastbrick Robotics, an Australian robotic technology company, has reached a deal to pilot test its construction robot, Hadrian X, in Mexico. The Perth-based company has developed a construction robot capable of building an entire single-storey house in under 2 days – autonomously and with almost no human input or intervention. The deal with GP Vivienda, … Continue reading “Australian Robotics Company testing Construction Robot in Mexico”

The Department of Defence Seeking Input from Australian Industry

The Department of Defence is seeking input from Australian industry on the proposed tender timeline for LAND 400 Phase 3 – one of the Army’s largest purchases involving the acquisition of mounted close combat vehicle capability. In a joint statement today, Minister for Defence Marise Payne and Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne called on … Continue reading “The Department of Defence Seeking Input from Australian Industry”

Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty

On 24 May 2018, Minister for Revenue and Financial Services announced the commencement of a 12 month Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty (the Amnesty). The Amnesty is a one-off opportunity for employers to self-correct past super guarantee (SG) non-compliance without penalty. Subject to the passage of legislation, the Amnesty will be available from 24 May 2018 to 23 … Continue reading “Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty”

Australian Manufacturers retrofit Machinery backed by AMGC Project

Seventeen Australian manufacturers will retrofit their machinery with IoT sensors and communications thanks to a project backed by the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC).   Led by multidisciplinary engineering company Dematec Automation, the two-year project will provide selected manufacturers with sensory-based monitoring technology that will allow them to harvest data and more value from existing … Continue reading “Australian Manufacturers retrofit Machinery backed by AMGC Project”

Australian Mining Services Company Adopts New X-Ray Technology

Australian mining services company, Ausdrill has become the first company in the world to adopt a powerful new x-ray technology for detecting and analysing unseen gold. The photon gold technology, which was developed by CSIRO and brought to market by Chrysos Corporation, offers a faster, safer and more environmentally-friendly alternative to the conventional fire assay … Continue reading “Australian Mining Services Company Adopts New X-Ray Technology”