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Turnbull Government to establish national space agency

25 September 2017

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

The Turnbull Government has committed to establishing a national space agency to ensure Australia has a long-term plan to grow its domestic space industry.

$50 million investment into cyber security research and industry solutions

22 September 2017

A new industry-led cyber security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) will build Australia’s cyber security capability and deliver solutions to ensure the safety of our businesses and citizens in cyberspace.

Making it easier to start a new business

22 September 2017

The Australian Government recently commenced public testing of a new service to make registering your business easier and faster.

Nine businesses share in $8.75 million to solve government policy and service delivery challenges

21 September 2017

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

Nine small to medium sized businesses will share in $8.75 million in grants to help them develop and test their innovative solutions to public sector challenges, through the Turnbull Government’s Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII).

Statement on leave

20 September 2017

Statement from Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science.

Deciding our digital future

19 September 2017

Australians are encouraged to have their say on the digital future of the nation under a Digital Economy Strategy to be released by the Australian Government early next year.

Stuart Smith reappointed as NOPSEMA CEO

18 September 2017

Stuart Smith has been reappointed as Chief Executive Officer of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) for five years from 25 September 2017.

Igniting ideas for National Science Week 2018

18 September 2017

The annual call has sounded for creative ideas, events and projects to engage Australians in science, engineering, technology and innovation during next year’s National Science Week.

China visit an important opportunity to talk trade

15 September 2017

The Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy, is visiting counterparts in China this week to discuss opportunities to improve trade between both nations.

Australia and China sharing research and innovation

15 September 2017

Australian researchers collaborating with Chinese partners on industry-based projects can apply for funding under the third round of the Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF) – Joint Research Centres announced today.