Cutting car tariffs and opening the door to cheaper foreign models was the beginning of the end of Australia’s protected car industry. The failure of manufacturers and policy to scale up, innovate and focus on our world-class car components sector meant it was only a matter of time before the industry hit the wall, argues Roy Green.
South Australian-designed solar technology with the ability to triple the flying time of drones will be exhibited for the first time at the Avalon aviation expo this month.
Global solar thermal company SolarReserve is working on a deal with local manufacturer Heliostat SA to build more than 12,800 tracking mirrors for its 150MW Aurora project near Port Augusta.
Australia’s working class faces a bleak future but their plight barely registers in the leafy suburbs, argues Malcolm King.