My company in the U.S., Pratt Industries U.S.A., has grown from scratch to become a billion-dollar business based on recycling, as well as the largest Australian-owned employer of U.S. citizens.
We were in recycling before recycling was cool.
Food manufacturing is an ideal candidate for targeted accelerated depreciation because the food industry, our biggest industry, creates significant flow-on benefits.
Australia is a resource-rich nation. We have been good at exploiting our minerals base and agricultural sector for exports.
High-profile industry disruptions such as steel or car plant closures attract much media and political attention.