Future directions for australian manufacturing: A review symposium

Wadley D. (1987) Future directions for australian manufacturing: A review symposium. Australian Geographer, 18 2: 179-185. doi:10.1080/00049188708702941

Author Wadley D.
Title Future directions for australian manufacturing: A review symposium
Journal name Australian Geographer   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1465-3311
Publication date 1987
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/00049188708702941
Volume 18
Issue 2
Start page 179
End page 185
Total pages 7
Subject 3305 Geography, Planning and Development
1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Abstract The Australian Manufacturing Council (AMC) was established, along with 11 industry councils, by the Hawke administration to advise the Commonwealth government on manufacturing and to provide a forum for consultations between business, unions and government. The AMC adopted a work program in 1984 which would lead to the preparation of a long-term strategy for industrial restructuring in Australia. Nine of the 11 industry councils subsequently completed strategy reports which included policy recommendations for their branches of manufacturing. In late 1986 the AMC published a report on Future Directions for Australian Manufacturing Industry: A Broad Strategy Framework (Australia. Australian Manufacturing Council 1986a). This document draws together common themes identified in the various strategy reports and addresses some broader economic issues relevant to manufacturing as a whole. Because of the importance of the matters explored and the prominence given to the tripartite nature of the AMC (involving business, unions and government), Australian Geographer commissioned reviews of Future Directions — from four industrial geographers.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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