Weld Australia’s Excellence Awards are the most prestigious event on the welding industry calendar. The Awards embody and promote the highest standards of craftsmanship, quality and professionalism.

The 2024 Welding Excellence Awards are a fantastic opportunity for welders, fabricators and educators across Australia to showcase their people and their operations. Winners will be awarded in each state for categories like Company of the Year, Health and Safety in Welding, Project of the Year, Welding Professional of the Year, Trades Person of the Year, and Training and Education. Award entries close at midnight on 23 August 2024.

Hosted by Weld Australia and The Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work, the 2024 National Manufacturing Summit will see a diverse group of industry stakeholders assemble at the Amora Hotel in Brisbane on 31 July and 1 August 2024.

The Summit gathers leading representatives from all the major stakeholders in Australia’s manufacturing sector—business, unions, universities, the financial sector, suppliers, and government—to discuss the sector’s prospects, and identify promising, pragmatic policy measures designed to support an industrial turnaround. With the theme of ‘Pathway to Success: Making the Renewable Energy Revolution a Reality’. The 2024 Summit will delve into the practical aspects of manufacturing within the renewable energy sector, highlighting the essential components that will drive Australia’s transition to a sustainable future.