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Festival to show Good Science = Great Business for Australia and Singapore

4 June 2018

Minister for Jobs and Innovation Michaelia Cash has encouraged business leaders and scientists in Singapore and Australia to join forces to secure future prosperity for both countries during the first ‘Good Science = Great Business’ festival in Singapore in September. Minister Cash announced the festival today in Singapore.

Helping researchers and businesses seize global opportunities

4 June 2018

Australian researchers and businesses can now apply for up to $50,000 to help expand their work overseas, under the latest round of Global Connections Fund Bridging Grants.

Visit to Singapore to promote our innovative nation

3 June 2018

Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Michaelia Cash, will visit Singapore from 3 to 6 June to promote Australia’s industry, innovation and science sectors, exchange ideas on how to best support job creation in a digital economy, and advance Australia’s economic interests in the region.

Gas Acceleration Program continues to benefit east coast supply

1 June 2018

A project to restart gas processing facilities in South West Queensland will get a $2 million boost from the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program, increasing gas supply to the East Coast market.

New food labels coming soon

1 June 2018

Food businesses have just one month left before the new country of origin labelling requirements become mandatory on 1 July.

Professor Stephen Smith appointed to Resources 2030 Taskforce

31 May 2018

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, today announced the appointment of Professor Stephen Smith to the Australian Government’s Resources 2030 Taskforce.

Regional start-up hubs get a boost from Government

29 May 2018

Regional incubators will be given additional assistance to apply for the Incubator Support initiative to improve their commercial prospects.

RMIT scientist's electronic skin recognised

29 May 2018

The Turnbull Government today congratulates Associate Professor Madhu Bhaskaran from RMIT University on being chosen as Australia’s 2018 nominee for the prestigious APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE).

Government response to Innovation and Science Australia 2030 Plan

22 May 2018

The Turnbull Government has released its response to Innovation and Science Australia’s (ISA) Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation (2030 Plan).

Safety expert reappointed to NOPSEMA Advisory Board

21 May 2018

Patricia Kerin, Director of the Institution of Chemical Engineers Safety Centre, has been reappointed as a member of the Advisory Board of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) until March 2021.