Building shortages threaten site shutdowns

Original article by Rosie Lewis, Ben Packham
The Australian – Page: 6 : 10-Mar-20

Australian Shop & Office Fitting Industry Association CEO Gerard Ryan says its members are looking at delays to projects of up to six weeks because the corona­virus outbreak is delaying the supply of products from overseas. The outbreak has also prompted calls for a national security strategy to boost the nation’s stocks of medicine and fuel. Industry Minister Karen Andrews says the federal government is looking to increase local manufacturing to help ease supply chain disruptions, although she says she is hearing anecdotally that "the supply chains are OK".


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