The Australian Government will ensure consumers have access to clear, consistent and easy-to-understand food labelling, through changes that will allow for more informed choices.
Today marks the anniversary of one of Australia’s most significant achievements in international science collaboration – it’s exactly 55 years to the day since the original space communication and tracking agreement was signed between Australia and the United States on the 26th of February 1960.
The appointment of Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb AC has been extended to the end of 2015.
The Australian Government is continuing to drive reforms in the energy sector with a focus on ensuring the energy framework and institutions are relevant to both households and businesses.
The Australian Government will recognise the practical and commercial successes of Australian scientists, with a new award to be added to the 2015 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.
Regional Australia is well represented among recipients of 54 grants totalling $500,000 that will help National Science Week burst into life around Australia this August, Industry and Science Minister Ian Macfarlane announced today.
The Minister for Defence, The Hon. Kevin Andrews MP, today announced the Australian Government has given First Pass approval for project LAND 400 Phase 2 – Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability.
In an Australian-first, wave energy is supplying electricity to the national grid as a result of Australia’s investment in a broad range of renewable energy technologies.
The rollout of the Australian Government’s Industry Growth Centres will be steered by a panel of highly-experienced and internationally regarded business identities, who will provide a direct link to both the Australian and global business communities.
The Australian Government is committed to continuing to work with local communities and industry to resolve concerns about possible health impacts from wind farms.