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Space technology aids regional aviation

17 April 2018

The Australian Government is delivering more accurate GPS systems for aeroplanes, which will make regional aviation safer and more efficient.

First meeting of the Resources 2030 Taskforce

16 April 2018

The Resources 2030 Taskforce charged with identifying reforms to secure the future of Australia’s resources sector has met for the first time today.

Research to empower health decisions of Australians

13 April 2018

The Turnbull Government is encouraging Australians to make more informed decisions about their health care through digital technologies.

Transitioning to future fuels in sights of researchers

13 April 2018

The Turnbull Government is committing additional funding to the research and development of new energy infrastructure, making it more cost-effective for Australian households and industries to use low-carbon energy fuels.

Local jobs and a new energy industry for the LaTrobe valley

12 April 2018

The Turnbull Government will create 400 local jobs and establish a new energy industry to provide more opportunities for businesses and families in the LaTrobe Valley.

Families to benefit from research to fight food waste

12 April 2018

It is estimated that Australian households throw away almost $4,000 worth of unused food each year. A new Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), supported by a $30 million grant from the Turnbull Government’s CRC Program, could see this wastage reduced, keeping more money in the pockets of Australian families.

$4m awarded for community projects in South Australia

11 April 2018

Projects near in South Australia near Kimba and Wallerberdina Station will receive some $4 million through new National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Community Benefit Programme grants.

Appointment of new deputy chair strengthens ANSTO board

11 April 2018

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) Board member, Ms Penelope Dobson, was officially announced today as the board’s new Deputy Chair.

Investing in better Parkinson's disease management

11 April 2018

Marking World Parkinson’s Day, the Turnbull Government’s Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF), is investing $7.75 million to help Global Kinetics Corporation continue to develop their world leading technology to help Parkinson’s sufferers self-manage their disease and therapy requirements.

New framework, function to guide management of radioactive waste and a disposal pathway for intermediate waste

10 April 2018

The Australian Radioactive Waste Management Framework has been released today by Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan.