Strengthening our connections in Melbourne’s southeast

ICN Victoria is delighted to announce the establishment of a strategic partnership with the South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance (SEMMA), aimed at enhancing collaboration and fostering a more advantageous relationship within the manufacturing sector. The southeast region of Melbourne, renowned for its significant contributions to the rolling stock and general manufacturing sectors, as well as … Continued

First ISO chair, Bob Herbert, shares his memories of early successes.

As ISO Victoria’s first Chairman, Bob Herbert saw the concept expand across Australia within a couple of short years.  It was Bob, then Victorian Director of the Metal Trades Industry Association (MTIA), together with ministerial staffer Colin Edwards and well-known trade unionist John Halfpenny, who first proposed the idea of the Industrial Supply Office to … Continued

ICN ACT benefits from young, fresh insights

When ICN’s ACT business manager Louise Wakefield agreed to promote an Australian National University (ANU) opportunity to the territory’s small businesses, she soon realised how beneficial the program would be to ICN ACT itself. The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program involves high-calibre ANU student teams developing innovative solutions specific to each participating business. The students are … Continued

AOG Energy 2024

AOG Energy is held annually in the energy hub of Australia, Perth. For over 40 years it has bought the entire oil, gas and energy supply chain together as a platform for discovering innovation, capabilities and opportunities, supported by major operators, government and industry. FIND OUT MORE

Moderna mRNA Vaccine Facility Operations Industry Briefing Program

  Moderna and ICN Victoria are hosting this briefing to showcase available opportunities for capable local industry partners to participate in the operational work packages for Moderna mRNA Vaccine Facility. Attend to learn more about the respective work packages, delivery timelines, project opportunities and how to submit an Expression of Interest. The mRNA vaccine facility … Continued

An introduction to Australian Government procurement for suppliers

Procurement for Suppliers, lets figure it out! The session will be delivered by the Australian Government Department of Finance’s Future Made in Australia Office in collaboration with the NSW Procurement Specialists. If you are interested in understanding how to participate in Australian Government procurement and contracting opportunities, come along to this introductory session to find … Continued

Flying high with Australian-based manufacturing

NSW-owned company Brumby Aircraft hit some turbulence during the pandemic but a clever pivot has led to exciting new opportunities. Before the pandemic hit, manufacturing goods from a factory in China made sense for many businesses, including Brumby Aircraft, which has its home base in Cowra near Sydney’s Blue Mountains. After developing an accredited aircraft … Continued

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