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Australians are on the move – and they’re all heading north

15 December 2017

Australians are on the move and they’re all heading north – even though the vast majority won’t realise it.

$16.4 million on offer for manufacturers in South Australia and Victoria

15 December 2017

Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Eligible manufacturing firms in Victoria and South Australia are encouraged to apply for the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund’s (AMGF) second grants round, now open.

Greater support now available to regional innovation hubs

14 December 2017

Regional incubators and accelerators will be able to access greater support under changes to the Australian Government’s Incubator Support initiative that take effect today.

$1 million in grants to accelerate Australian start-ups

13 December 2017

An incubator supporting Australian start-ups and another dedicated to commercialising medical devices produced by start-ups will receive a total of $1 million in funding from the Australian Government to progress their work.

VicRoads on the highway to innovation

13 December 2017

The future of driving was on show today at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, as VicRoads tested a highly automated driving (HAD) vehicle fitted with world-first satellite positioning technology.

Increasing community STEM participation

12 December 2017

Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Community and youth participation in STEM activities across Victoria is set to rise thanks to an injection of funds from the Australian Government.

First Nations peoples critical to developing northern Australia

11 December 2017

The voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the development of Northern Australia has been further strengthened through the establishment of a reference group made up of senior Indigenous leaders from across the nation’s north.

Kimba consultative committee announced

11 December 2017

The Kimba Consultative Committee has been appointed, and includes 14 members plus an Independent Convenor and a Deputy Convenor.

CSIRO flicks the 'ON' switch to fast track emerging technologies

8 December 2017

A detection system to keep prawns safe from pests, a smarter smaller wind turbine and wearable tech that can screen for gut disorders are some of the emerging technologies that will be fast-tracked though the next round of Australia’s national sci-tech accelerator, ‘ON, powered by CSIRO’.

Innovation is driving Australia's future

7 December 2017

Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Today marks two years since the Prime Minister launched the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA), setting a vision for Australia as a world leader in innovation.

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