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Lack of belief in Aussie manufacturing

Michael McLaren

Michael speaks to Mark Morey, Secretary of Unions NSW, who addresses Gladys Berejiklian’s claim that we are not “good” at building trains in NSW suggests we are missing a great opportunity to bring manufacturing home post-pandemic.

Last week the Premier asserted that “Australia and New South Wales are not good at building trains, that’s why we have to purchase them.”

Mr Morey says, ‘this glib dismissal can’t go ­unchecked, especially when one-fifth of young people in Sydney’s southwest are now jobless.’

‘Does the Premier think there’s something in our collective psyche that prevents us building trains? Are we scared of manual labour? Or is it something to do with Australian weather patterns?’

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