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MST Textiles Training Package Consultation and forums

First draft training package components for the ‘Buying Skills in Fashion and Textiles Project’ will be made available from Friday 20 July until Friday 24…

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Australian Fashion Council Industry Growth event

IBSA Manufacturing attended an Australian Fashion Council (AFC) event chaired by their CEO, Dave Giles-Kaye. The newly formed AFC, is the result of the 2018…

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IRC Chair Profile – Leon Drury

Leon Drury is the Chair of the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Industry Reference Committee. He is Executive Officer for the Manufacturing Skills Australia NSW Industry…

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Celebrating National Manufacturing Week and Manufacturing IRCs

It’s National Manufacturing Week and we’ve been celebrating the wide variety of activities carried out in the manufacturing sector and the work of our Industry…

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Celebrating National Manufacturing Week and Manufacturing IRCs. Today, Furnishing and Textiles, Clothing & Footwear stats

We’re celebrating National Manufacturing Week #NMW18 and Manufacturing Industry Reference Committees. Today, Furnishing and Textiles, Clothing and Footwear stats: Furnishing The Australian furnishing and design industry…

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Critical trades return to WA

IBSA Manufacturing was on hand to celebrate the return of key Textiles and Furnishing trades to WA. Sue Ellery, WA Minister for Education and Training,…

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New draft Industry Skills Forecasts available for feedback

We’re pleased to advise that draft 2018 Industry Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work for the Furnishing, Manufacturing and Engineering, and Textiles, Clothing and…

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The difference the right set of skills makes – Frankie and Swiss case study

Boutique textile company, Frankie and Swiss, had struggled to find the right person to run ‘Florence’, their digital textile print machine. Eventually they found a…

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IBSA Manufacturing engages in NT

IBSA Manufacturing was in Darwin recently to conduct a consultation and engagement program. The NT engagement process covered a detailed update on training package development…

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