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Kak Industries Australia, a business research organisation, said the decline in manufacturing in Australia had been a “catastrophe for both the industry and the economy”.
“This downturn in the industrial workforce is directly related to the industrial sector’s inability to adapt to the change that is taking place in our economy and the need to maintain our current manufacturing model,” Mr Fitch said.
The company said it had been “dismantling and rebuilding” manufacturing operations in an attempt to restore its industry.
It has been working to hire new staff, but said that there were still many vacancies for new employees to fill.
“The number of vacancies has increased substantially, and there is an increasing backlog of potential new hires that we are unable to fill at this stage,” it said.