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Tesla and Stockland charge ahead to drive future of electric cars

9 June 2017

The Australian Government has welcomed the expansion of Tesla car charging stations to include 31 Stockland shopping centres around the country.

National Measurement Institute award marks World Metrology Day

22 May 2017

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) has recognised the outstanding achievements of an Adelaide University researcher working on precision measurement with the Barry Inglis Medal.

Government looks to review measurement labelling laws

19 May 2017

The Australian Government has responded to industry calls to cut red tape around product packaging regulations, with options to change measurement marking placement rules released for public consultation.

$500,000 to support Darwin Innovation Hub project

3 May 2017

Darwin based Paspalis Enterprises Pty Ltd will receive a $500,000 grant to develop the Northern Territory’s first innovation hub.

Australian universities ahead of Israel and Switzerland on collaborative international patents

26 April 2017

A new report from IP Australia shows Australian universities are ranked 11 in the OECD, ahead of countries like Israel and Switzerland, ranked 12 and 14 respectively, for university-industry collaboration resulting in international patent applications.

Dumping and Subsidy Investigation into A4 copy paper imports

19 April 2017

Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy announced today that the Australian Government has imposed dumping duties on A4 copy paper exported to Australia from Brazil, China, Indonesia and Thailand.

G20 Ministers agree on role of digitalisation in the economy

10 April 2017

The Australian Government has welcomed the outcome of last week’s G20 meetings in Germany where discussions were held on how to maximise the contribution that digitalisation can make to the economy.

IP applications show strong growth in Australian innovation

6 April 2017

New intellectual property (IP) application figures from IP Australia show Australia’s appetite for creating knowledge and pursuing ideas remains strong, underscoring the Australian Government’s innovation agenda.

G20 visit a chance to put Australia’s digital priorities in the spotlight

5 April 2017

The Australian Government will use G20 meetings in Germany this week to urge its international counterparts to focus on the uptake of digital technology for SMEs and digital inclusion for marginalised groups, including women.

STEM skills come first at global robotics competition

17 March 2017

Australian students are putting their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) skills to the test as part of a global robotics competition being held in Sydney this week.

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