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Better targeting the Research and Development Tax Incentive

29 June 2018

The Turnbull Government is taking an important step to better target the Research and Development Tax Incentive (R&DTI), today releasing draft legislation for public comment.

Reopening of upgraded Earthquake Alerts Centre at Geoscience Australia

29 June 2018

Australia’s upgraded earthquake detection and analysis centre was opened in Canberra today by Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan.

New visa pilot to attract the best of global talent to Australia

29 June 2018

Joint media release with the Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, and Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon Alan Tudge MP

Highly skilled workers from around the world will have a new visa pathway into Australia as a part of the Government's new Global Talent Scheme pilot program.

Starting or growing a business starts here

29 June 2018

The Turnbull Government has today officially launched the Business Registration Service providing a simpler and clearer way to register a business.

New experience to AIMS Council

28 June 2018

The Turnbull Government has welcomed the five year appointment of Perth-based chemical engineer and experienced consultant Jeanette Roberts to the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).

$31 million allocated for mining exploration incentive

26 June 2018

Joint media release with the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan

More than $31 million has been allocated to 46 mining companies under the Australian Government’s Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) for 2018-19.

Investing $3.2m in Australian businesses

26 June 2018

An Australian company making a revolutionary material claimed to be 100 times stronger than steel has been granted Government funding to establish an advanced manufacturing facility in Melbourne.

Bega Valley to benefit from Innovation Hub

21 June 2018

The Turnbull Government will attract new start-up businesses and offer opportunities for existing businesses to grow in the Bega Valley through a new partnership with the University of Wollongong.

A new era for Antarctic Science

21 June 2018

The Coalition Government is establishing a new Australian Antarctic Science Council to revitalise science research on a new platform, as well as boost Hobart’s position as an Antarctic science hub, and as the premier gateway to Antarctica.

Genex Kidston announcement welcome

20 June 2018

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the announcement of a potential loan to the Kidston power project by the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF).

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