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GMG Awarded small business defence industry funding
Posted on August 27, 2019

Global Manufacturing Group is proud to announce our part in the recent funding announced by the Morrison Government. Having been awarded over $780,000 of the $12.4 million of grants that have been awarded to small businesses who are contributing to the build-up of Australia’s defence capability.

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, said the Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority (SICP) grants were awarded to small businesses developing or supporting capabilities critical to Defence.

“By prioritising ten key capabilities and supporting Australian small businesses who are contributing to them, we’re developing a strong, sovereign industrial base,” Minister Price said. “This will help build a robust, resilient and competitive defence industry that utilises Australian jobs and knowledge.”

Global Manufacturing Group has been awarded funds to purchase new equipment to be used in the manufacture parts & assemblies for our defence industry, The funding will also help to identify critical needs or education and training, etc. We will continue to keep you updated as things progress.

To read more on the defence capability funding:

Department of Defence Press Release

CDIC grants to support small businesses building defence industry by Stephen Kuper

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