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Canavan welcomes Adani's regional commitment

6 December 2016

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed today’s announcement by the Adani Group that several regional communities will benefit from development of its Carmichael coal project.

$3.9 million to inspire girls and women to study and pursue science, technology, engineering and maths

6 December 2016

The Turnbull Government has announced $3.9 million in funding to 24 organisations to rollout projects that will encourage girls and women to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Manufacturing needs to embrace disruption for a strong future

5 December 2016

Australia’s manufacturing sector needs to embrace the opportunities offered by disruption and shift towards high value, knowledge intensive industries, Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Craig Laundy has told a university symposium.

New Growth Centre to help Australia become a global cyber security leader

5 December 2016

The Turnbull Government has established a new Cyber Security Growth Centre that will drive the development of a vibrant and globally competitive cyber security industry in Australia.

CSIRO Innovation Fund launched to supercharge Australian innovation

4 December 2016

The Turnbull Government today launched the $200 million CSIRO Innovation Fund which will commercialise early stage innovations from CSIRO, universities and other publicly-funded research bodies.

Adelaide to host Australia's first Asian Physics Olympiad in 2019

3 December 2016

Adelaide has been selected as the host city for Australia’s first Asian Physics Olympiad, which will be held from 5 to 13 May 2019.

Grants help Australian researchers and businesses connect at international level

1 December 2016

Australian small and medium sized companies and local researchers will partner with international counterparts to grow their businesses and undertake research to benefit industry, with more than $660,000 in commercialisation grants from the Turnbull Government.

Labor-Greens attacks on coal industry risk 180,000 Qld jobs

1 December 2016

Labor-Greens attacks on the coal industry are threatening 180,000 jobs and more than $30 billion in economic activity in Queensland, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, said today.

United States and Australia strengthen science, technology, and innovation ties

30 November 2016

Australia and the United States have signed an agreement that will help ensure crucial science, technology, and innovation cooperation between both countries continues to flourish.

Report shows innovation drives business success and jobs growth

30 November 2016

The 2016 Australian Innovation System report released today highlights the significant benefits of innovation in Australia for business – including increased productivity, profitability, investment and job creation.

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