A new centre based at the University of Melbourne will help unlock the potential growth of Australia’s prefabricated building industry by creating a co-operative training system between industry and universities.
The University of Melbourne, in conjunction with The University of Sydney, Curtin University of Technology and Monash University, has been awarded $4,000,000 to establish The Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing that will advance and transform the building industry in Australia.
Only 37 per cent of Australia’s manufacturing businesses are taking measures that boost profit, productivity and market share, University of Melbourne research released today by the Centre for Workplace Leadership has found.
With climate change projections indicating extreme weather events will become more frequent and occur with greater intensity, researchers are using the wine industry as a model to examine potential adaptation strategies for food production more generally and are highlighting potential adaptive management strategies.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.