Local Site Tour - Cairns - Advanced Manufacturing Hub and Cairns TAFE Engineering Site Visit

Start time: 3.00pm AEST. Please join the Cairns Regional Group at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub and TAFE Engineering Facility to conduct a site visit.
Local Site Tour - Cairns  - Advanced Manufacturing Hub and Cairns TAFE Engineering Site Visit

Join the Cairns EA regional group on a site visit and information session at the TAFE Campus. The site visit will consist of an information session on the Advanced Manufacturing Hub (Cairns) and then move onto a site tour of the engineering facilities including the Makers Hub within TAFE that is promoting additive manufacturing techniques.

Cairns Manufacturing Hub

• Cairns Manufacturing Hub - initial focus – aviation, food manufacturing and marine
• Transition manufacturers to Advanced Manufacturing via Industry 4.0 Technologies
• Commenced – 8 April 2019
• Opened - Tuesday 17 December 2019 - officially opened by the Hon Cameron Dick MP, Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning
• Location - TAFE Queensland Cairns Campus (S Block) Gatton St, Manunda/Cairns


Andrew Hayes
Director / Coordinator Cairns Advanced Manufacturing Hub

Andrew Hayes is the Director/Coordinator of the Cairns Manufacturing Hub.
Andrew has led and managed the delivery of the Cairns Manufacturing Hub program including its staff (Skills Development and Training Officer and Project Support Officer), budget, operations and administration.
The Cairns Manufacturing Hub delivers a range of programs covering business development, skills development and training, advanced manufacturing awareness, grant funding programs and linking local manufacturers to government agencies, industry, Universities, VET Training providers and schools and technology experts to support the development and capability of the local manufacturing ecosystem and supply chain.
The Cairns Manufacturing Hub is part of the network of Regional Queensland Manufacturing Hubs (Gladstone, Rockhampton, Townsville, and Cairns) which is a Queensland State Government $30m program over 3 years to help transition local manufacturers to Advanced Manufacturing via Industry 4.0 technologies and manufacturing business practices.

30 / 04 / 2021 - 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Registration Closes
28 / 04 / 2021 12:00 pm
Webinar available
TAFE Cairns Campus
S Block
Gatton Street
Event Registration
  • Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Student Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
Event Contact
  • Contact:
    Engineers Australia Member Services
  • Phone:
    1300 653 113
  • Email:
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