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Eleven businesses get $5 million jump start into global market

20 October 2017

A fail-safe jump-starter for flat car, boat or truck batteries, a system for rapidly and safely loading stretchered patients into aircraft, and online dispute resolution software that will help to free up the court system are among 11 Australian innovations that will be offered a $5 million boost to help them enter global markets.

Protecting Australian jobs from unfair trade

19 October 2017

New legislation to help ensure a level playing field for Australian manufacturers passed through Parliament today.

$13.9 million to unlock Northern Australia's business potential

17 October 2017

From reducing infant pearl oyster deaths to ensuring crocodile skin is lesion free, successful project applicants from the CRC for Developing Northern Australia project funding round are as interesting as the locations they hail from.

$1.57 million in incubator grants to help Australian start-ups crack global markets

13 October 2017

Four more innovation incubators will receive a total of $1.57 million to expand the support they offer, helping more Australian start-ups enter global markets like Asia and the US.

Asia-Pacific research and industry collaborations to address shared challenges

11 October 2017

Australian-led collaborative projects to help address the Asia-Pacific affordable housing crisis, tackle hepatitis B and monitor the impact of coastal climate changes are amongst five research organisations to receive $897,210 collectively in Government funding today.

$50 million investment into cyber security research and industry solutions

22 September 2017

A new industry-led cyber security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) will build Australia’s cyber security capability and deliver solutions to ensure the safety of our businesses and citizens in cyberspace.

Making it easier to start a new business

22 September 2017

The Australian Government recently commenced public testing of a new service to make registering your business easier and faster.

China visit an important opportunity to talk trade

15 September 2017

The Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy, is visiting counterparts in China this week to discuss opportunities to improve trade between both nations.

Ensuring the integrity of Australia’s anti-dumping system

13 September 2017

Ensuring a robust and effective anti-dumping system is an essential part of the Australian Government’s commitment to free and fair trade.

Experts appointed to review building and construction safety issues

24 August 2017

The Building Ministers' Forum has announced that Professor Peter Shergold AC and Bronwyn Weir have been commissioned to assess compliance and enforcement problems within the building and construction systems across Australia.