The Australian Minister for Industry, Ian Macfarlane, and Northern Territory Minister for Mines and Energy, Willem Westra van Holthe, have released the findings of the final independent expert report into the leach tank failure at Ranger uranium mine.
The Australian Government is committed to renewable energy and a Renewable Energy Target that represents a real 20 per cent of electricity production in Australia, as was the original bipartisan intent.
The Australian Government is delivering the next tranche of reforms to make the skills and training system more job-focussed, today opening tenders for the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network.
Up to 300 jobs will be created in Geelong, by a project to be funded by the Australian and Victorian Government’s $29.5 million Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund (GRIIF).
Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane today recognised the forty years of continuous service that the Anglo-Australian Telescope, Australia’s largest optical telescope at 4 metres, has provided to Australia.
Manufacturers in South Australian and Victoria will have the opportunity to capitalise on new market opportunities and create new jobs and investments, through the $60 million Next Generation Manufacturing Investment Programme.
Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane has congratulated a collaborative Australian bio-medical research consortium in Melbourne, which will receive $10 million from the Science and Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF).
More than 80 maufacturing jobs will be created in the Geelong region thanks to three new projects funded under the Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund (GRIIF).
A key plank of the Australian Government’s Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda - pilot programmes to tackle youth unemployment in regional Australia - is a step closer to getting underway with the release of a discussion paper today.
The Australian Government will invest $188.5 million in Industry Growth Centres to pursue global excellence in areas of competitive strength.