The Capability Papers: Manufacturing & Energy Transition
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This is a critical moment for Australia, as it directs investment into future energy transitions and emerging renewable technologies.
The recent Federal Budget announcements articulated the government’s central focus – to back an industrial transformation and extract the maximum value for the opportunities presented by the global transition to renewable energy.
The Albanese Government’s support includes a new $2 billion Hydrogen Headstart initiative and Industry Growth Program as part of a joined-up system that connects startups and research commercialisation to the $15 billion National Reconstruction Fund. The time is now to match strategy with opportunity.
- The Hon Tim Ayres, Senator for NSW; Assistant Minister for Trade; Assistant Minister for Manufacturing
- The Hon Anoulack Chanthivong MP, NSW Minister for Industry and Trade, Minister for Innovation, Science and Technology
- The Hon Bridget McKenzie, Senator for VIC; Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development; Leader of the Nationals in the Senate
- Lisa Emerson, NSW Modern Manufacturing Commissioner
- Adrian Beer, CEO, METS Ignited
- Professor Roy Green, Special Innovation Advisor at the University of Technology Sydney and Chair of Port of Newcastle
- Professor Renate Egan, Executive Director, Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics
- Marcus Zipper, Director Manufacturing Business Unit, CSIRO
- Natalie Chapman, CEO, Gemaker
- Wayne Hoffman, CEO, Entech Electronics
- Jekaterina (Jeka) Viktorova, CEO and Co-Founder, Syenta
- Jehan Kanga, CEO and founder, Rux Energy
- Paul Barrett, CEO, Hysata
- Kara Frederick, Managing Partner and Founder, Jekara Group