Manufacturing news briefs – stories you might have missed

Manufacturing news briefs – stories you might have missed

Frucor Suntory to build $400m factory

Beverage manufacturer Frucor Suntory is to build a $400 million facility in Swanbank, Queensland with support from the Queensland government. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said: “The value of attracting this investment to Queensland will have significant benefits for our economic recovery and most importantly, it will create new jobs for Queenslanders. This project…(will) create 160 long-term roles when it starts operating in mid-2024.” Queensland won the project ‘ahead of offers from other states and other countries’. However the state did not state the subsidy offered to attract the company.

Defence grants schemes revised and relaunched

Defence industry minister Melissa Price has announced the renaming of the defence Capability Improvement Grant Program which will become the Defence Readiness Grant Program as part of a shake up and extension of defence industry grants. The Global Competitive Grant Program will restart as well as a revised and […]

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