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TAIPAN gives astronomers a bigger bite at the universe

1 February 2018

A new world-class instrument launched today by the Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja will make surveying our stars faster and more efficient.

Australia's tropical medicine expertise to grow in 2018

29 January 2018

Thirteen medical researchers and projects tackling critical health issues across northern Australia are the latest to receive funding through the Coalition Government’s HOT NORTH program.

Australia’s underwater wonder in never-before-seen detail

19 January 2018

The Australian Government has released the first high-resolution map of the sea floor of the entire Great Barrier Reef.

Gas Acceleration Program open for applications

15 January 2018

Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP), which is designed to accelerate new supplies from onshore gas developments to the domestic market.

Resources and energy exports setting records

8 January 2018

Australia’s resources and energy export earnings increased by 1.2 per cent to reach a record level of $52.5 billion in the September quarter of 2017.

Gas Acceleration Program Grant Guidelines Released

20 December 2017

The Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP) will open to applications early in the new year, to further strengthen the East Coast gas market.

Consultation on new offshore oil and gas areas

18 December 2017

Consultation is open on 21 areas proposed for oil and gas exploration in offshore Australian waters.

Australians are on the move – and they’re all heading north

15 December 2017

Australians are on the move and they’re all heading north – even though the vast majority won’t realise it.

VicRoads on the highway to innovation

13 December 2017

The future of driving was on show today at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, as VicRoads tested a highly automated driving (HAD) vehicle fitted with world-first satellite positioning technology.

First Nations peoples critical to developing northern Australia

11 December 2017

The voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the development of Northern Australia has been further strengthened through the establishment of a reference group made up of senior Indigenous leaders from across the nation’s north.

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