We're invested in the future of manufacturing in Queensland

Our Vision

By 2026, Queensland will be international market leaders in the delivery of advanced manufacturing technologies, systems, products and services that are innovative, sustainable, and embedded in local and global supply chains.

Consistent with the Advance Queensland initiative, the Queensland Government is committed to supporting the state's manufacturing industry, which is a major contributor to jobs and the economy.

We recognise the importance of the manufacturing industry to the state’s continued growth, and we also recognise that our manufacturers operate in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.

Advanced Manufacturing 10 Year Roadmap and Action Plan

This is why the Queensland Government has updated the Advanced Manufacturing 10 Year Roadmap and Action Plan (PDF icon 1.8 MB) that sets us on path for the future.

Manufacturing roadmap action plan and strategies

The Roadmap contains 17 actions that target 4 key areas to position Queensland as a leader in advanced manufacturing technologies, products, systems and services.

The Advanced Manufacturing Roadmap closely aligns with the Made In Queensland program, a statewide manufacturing program dedicated to supporting Queensland's manufacturing industry. Government will work with local manufacturers to help them to increase their international productivity and competitiveness, and adopt innovative processes and technologies.

The roadmap reflects the importance for the industry to embrace Industry 4.0, the fourth revolution in manufacturing.

We also established a Manufacturing Ministerial Council comprising manufacturing industry leaders to provide expert advice to ensure the Queensland manufacturing sector remains on a strong growth trajectory to become more globally competitive.

The Department has also partnered with TAFE Queensland to establish manufacturing hubs in Townsville, Rockhampton and Cairns to support manufacturers to become more productive and grow their businesses. Read more about the delivery model for the manufacturing hubs here (PDF icon 10 MB).

Queensland manufacturers can now access the Advanced Manufacturing Benchmarking Program to measure their business against national and international standards to drive innovation and improve competitiveness.

Manufacturing matters to Queensland.

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