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R&D Tax Incentive Review report released for consultation

28 September 2016

The Turnbull Government is encouraging feedback from Australia’s research and development (R&D) community, businesses and industry groups and other stakeholders on the R&D Tax Incentive Review findings released today.

Canavan welcomes Macfarlane's appointment to Queensland Resources Council

26 September 2016

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the appointment of Ian Macfarlane as Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council and said he would be a strong successor to build on more than a decade of leadership under Michael Roche.

Australian Institute of Marine Science partners with Boeing Australia to develop new monitoring technologies for the Great Barrier Reef

23 September 2016

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has signed an exciting new five-year partnership with Boeing Australia to jointly develop new technological solutions to the complex problem of environmental monitoring on the Great Barrier Reef.

Romar Engineering and CSIRO print the future

21 September 2016

Sydney manufacturer Romar Engineering and CSIRO have co-invested in a new $1.25 million 3D printer to produce new advanced manufacturing products for the medical and aerospace sectors.

International clout added to Innovation Australia Board

21 September 2016

The Government has added international experience to the board of Innovation Australia, appointing two overseas members to provide their perspective on the nation’s innovation and science agenda.

Major leap forward for Australian quantum computing

20 September 2016

Australia’s status as a world leader in advanced computing received a boost today with a $70 million agreement between the research community, business and the Turnbull Government.

Building better incubators to support new Australian start-ups

20 September 2016

The Turnbull Government has today launched an initiative to support a new wave of Australian businesses, from right around the country, to achieve global success and boost their ideas.

Our vision for CSIRO to be world’s premier public research organisation

20 September 2016

As CSIRO marks 100 years of scientific excellence, the Turnbull Government is outlining a vision for the organisation to become the world’s premier public research organisation over the coming decade.

Cutting-edge measurement the key to success and safety

19 September 2016

Detecting sports drugs in elite athletes, keeping our clocks on time, monitoring food allergens and ensuring Australians get what they pay for at the supermarket are just some examples of the varied work of Australia’s National Measurement Institute (NMI).

Community committee next step in radioactive waste management consultation

16 September 2016

Nominations are open for local community members to join the Barndioota Consultative Committee, the next step in the consideration of a site for a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.