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Funding boost takes small Australian projects to international markets

20 June 2018

Researchers in Adelaide, who have developed six new varieties of almonds designed to exceed international production volume benchmarks, will soon be able to test their products in international markets.

Record contribution of mining royalities to NSW budget welcomed

19 June 2018

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the record $1.8-billion contribution from mining royalties to the NSW Budget.

Small businesses to get big help bulldozing red tape

18 June 2018

Commonwealth Minister for Small Business Craig Laundy, Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business John Barilaro and Treasurer Dominic Perrottet have announced a significant scaling up of the NSW Government’s award-winning Easy to do Business program, which provides small businesses with one front door to Government.

New initiative to reduce red tape for horticulture businesses

18 June 2018

Treasurer Ben Wyatt, Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan and Federal Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation Minister Craig Laundy today announced that the next 90-Day Regulatory Mapping and Reform Project will cut red tape for horticulture businesses in Western Australia. 

Australia's brightest students set to compete in an international battle of the mind

18 June 2018

Joint media release with the Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, and Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja

Six teams comprising Australia’s brightest high school students are heading overseas later this year to compete in International Olympiads for science, mathematics and technology.

Helping Australia's food industry go digital

13 June 2018

An industry-led Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) launched today is helping Australia’s farmers, food producers and food industry businesses embrace digital technologies to improve their productivity, strengthen their branding and create new jobs and export opportunities.

Global recognition for Australian researcher

13 June 2018

Australian researcher, Professor Brian Walker, has been internationally recognised for his scientific research.

World’s largest airborne electromagnetic survey reveals potential new areas for natural resources in Northern Australia

13 June 2018

The Australian Government today released data collected from the world’s largest airborne electromagnetic survey (AusAEM) from an area on the border of the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Agribusinesses target new markets and job growth with government support

6 June 2018

Farmers, food suppliers and retailers across the country are set to benefit from Australia’s first ever agribusiness clustering initiative.

$22 million for a breakthrough kidney disease treatment

5 June 2018

An Australian medical breakthrough that could revolutionise the way kidney disease is treated, supporting millions of patients, will receive $22 million.