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Bassike calls on government to walk the talk on local manufacturing

Australia’s $1.5 billion garment manufacturing sector is at risk because of unfair restrictions on garment workers, according to Mary Lou Ryan, co-founder and director of supply chain and sustainability at Sydney-based fashion brand Bassike.  Under the current Covid-19 restrictions in Greater Sydney, garment workers cannot travel into or out of local government areas (LGAs) of concern, which is where most of the state’s garment factories are located, because they’re not considered aut