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$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.

Resources and energy exports setting records

9 April 2018

Resource and energy exports are on track to reach a new record level of $230 billion in 2017-18 and earn a trillion dollars for Australia in the next five years.

Connecting the best medtech ideas to global markets

9 April 2018

Entrepreneurs in the medical device industry will be better equipped to build new businesses that create jobs and compete in overseas markets as a result of new funding from the Turnbull Government.

Cooperative Research Centre to strengthen cyber security

5 April 2018

The Turnbull Government, in cooperation with the WA McGowan Government, has today launched the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) to grow our national capability in cyber security research, development and commercialisation.

Cooperative Research Centre for developing Northern Australia to greatly improve horticulture supply chain management

5 April 2018

Smart supply chains for the horticulture sector comprise the first industry-led collaborative project to be managed by the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia, supporting the Australian Government's commitment to improving prosperity in the north.  

New East Coast Supply from Gas Acceleration Program

28 March 2018

The East Coast gas market will be boosted with additional supplies of gas from four projects to be funded under the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP).

Taskforce to focus on next phase of resources boom

28 March 2018

Securing the competitiveness of Australia’s resources sector will be the focus of a new taskforce announced today to help ensure the longevity of one of Australia’s most important industries.