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Food for thought as plans unveiled for food and agribusiness sector

17 July 2017

The Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy, used a major industry conference in Sydney today to announce two significant initiatives designed to grow Australia’s food and agribusiness sector.

Resolving intellectual property disputes just became much easier for Australian businesses

10 July 2017

Today IP Australia has released its IP Mediation Referral Service that offers Australian businesses of all sizes, including startups and entrepreneurs a low cost, less complex and more flexible alternative to resolve intellectual property (IP) related disputes. Access is now available to qualified, accredited and specialist mediation providers listed on the IP Mediation Referral Service.

Western Sydney at forefront of revolutionary medical research

3 July 2017

New research being undertaken in Western Sydney may lead to more effective cancer treatments and elevate the quality of Australia’s research collaborations to the world stage.

Governments cooperating to ensure building safety

3 July 2017

Since the Lacrosse fire in Victoria, and his appointment to the Chair of the Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF), ensuring the safety of high-rise buildings has been front of mind for the Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy. 

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.