Global inflation is high. It is being boosted by COVID-related disruptions to supply chains, the war in Ukraine and strong demand which is putting pressure on productive capacity.
To prepare for the opening of Round Two, Austrade has updated the EMDG web pages to provide detailed information about the Grants.
For the furniture manufacturing sector the retail industry is a barometer and catalyst for constant change. But what will happen in 2022 and future years to come?
The Australasian Furnishing Association (AFA) is recognised as the peak industry association for the furnishing sector supply chain in Australia. Collectively the industry employs more than 250,000 Australians directly and up to 500,000 indirectly. With an estimated value of $27.4 billion, the furnishing industry is an important contributor to the economic well-being and wealth of the nation.
According to research and intelligence at BlackBerry, criminals are working out how to target consumers better. The infrastructure of the cyber underground has evolved so they can deliver more timely and personalised deceptions to the public.
Chemicals of concern are a growing health and environmental issue.
The AFA Council, Members and Stakeholders are saddened to learn of the passing of a great founder and inaugural Master of the Australian Furniture Industry.