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Government response to Innovation and Science Australia 2030 Plan

22 May 2018

The Turnbull Government has released its response to Innovation and Science Australia’s (ISA) Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation (2030 Plan).

Safety expert reappointed to NOPSEMA Advisory Board

21 May 2018

Patricia Kerin, Director of the Institution of Chemical Engineers Safety Centre, has been reappointed as a member of the Advisory Board of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) until March 2021.

Funding to advance new scientific and technological developments

21 May 2018

The Turnbull Government has launched two new research projects to advance Australia’s knowledge and expertise in the emerging areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Public consultation commences on Australia’s measurement laws

21 May 2018

Australians are being asked for their views on how to modernise the national measurement system as part of the Australian Government’s measurement law review.

Celebrating Australian excellence in measurement research

21 May 2018

University of Adelaide’s Professor Derek Abbott has been awarded the 2018 Barry Inglis Prize for excellence in measurement research by the Australian Government’s National Measurement Institute (NMI).

National review of security of payment laws final report released

21 May 2018

The Turnbull Government today released the final report of the Review of Security of Payment Laws, undertaken by Mr John Murray AM, a specialist in resolving building contract disputes and security of payment legislation.

Helping Northern Australian farmers export to Asia

18 May 2018

The Australian Government has announced a $259,000 investment by the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia to improve farmers’ ability to export agricultural produce to Asia.

Artificial heart technology gets federal funding

17 May 2018

The Turnbull Government is helping to fund a revolutionary artificial heart technology that has the potential to save the lives of millions of people worldwide who cannot access heart transplants.

Long-term action to support girls and women in STEM

16 May 2018

The Turnbull Government is committed to increasing the participation of girls and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies and careers

North Queensland's agricultural industry set to transform

16 May 2018

The Australian Government has announced a $250,000 investment by the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia to transform North Queensland’s agricultural sector, stimulating jobs and economic growth across the North.

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