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Sovereign launch research set to take off

20 July 2018

Launching satellites could soon become a reality in Australia with Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation, Zed Seselja, today announcing Government support for Australian based research into rocket propulsion technology.

Innovative mining projects share in $7 million

3 July 2018

Today the Turnbull Government announced project funding investment in drone technology designed by Western Australian business Emapper, to do the necessary environmental mapping required for any mine site, reducing safety risks to workers.

A new chapter begins for Australian optical astronomy

3 July 2018

Australia is set to build on its world-class technical and scientific capabilities in astronomy and astrophysics with the Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO) moving into the domestic research sector.

Lift-off for the Australian Space Agency

1 July 2018

History was made today with the commencement of operation of the Australian Space Agency, a milestone in the nation’s space history.

Better targeting the Research and Development Tax Incentive

29 June 2018

The Turnbull Government is taking an important step to better target the Research and Development Tax Incentive (R&DTI), today releasing draft legislation for public comment.

New visa pilot to attract the best of global talent to Australia

29 June 2018

Joint media release with the Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, and Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon Alan Tudge MP

Highly skilled workers from around the world will have a new visa pathway into Australia as a part of the Government's new Global Talent Scheme pilot program.

New experience to AIMS Council

28 June 2018

The Turnbull Government has welcomed the five year appointment of Perth-based chemical engineer and experienced consultant Jeanette Roberts to the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).

Bega Valley to benefit from Innovation Hub

21 June 2018

The Turnbull Government will attract new start-up businesses and offer opportunities for existing businesses to grow in the Bega Valley through a new partnership with the University of Wollongong.

A new era for Antarctic Science

21 June 2018

The Coalition Government is establishing a new Australian Antarctic Science Council to revitalise science research on a new platform, as well as boost Hobart’s position as an Antarctic science hub, and as the premier gateway to Antarctica.

Funding boost takes small Australian projects to international markets

20 June 2018

Researchers in Adelaide, who have developed six new varieties of almonds designed to exceed international production volume benchmarks, will soon be able to test their products in international markets.

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