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Physics in footy and Indigenous astronomy activities amongst National Science Week Grant recipients

14 February 2018

Hospitals, art galleries and sports stadiums are amongst the more unusual locations set to come alive with science during this year’s National Science Week, thanks to over $600,000 in Australian Government grants announced today.

Working together for the future - Science meets Parliament

13 February 2018

Our scientists, researchers and innovators are at the forefront of our changing economy – the relationship between scientists and lawmakers is critical to Australia’s future prosperity.

CRC-P Grants: Strengthening our industries and promoting job creation

8 February 2018

The fifth round of Australian Government CRC Project (CRC-P) grants opened today, targeting short-term industry-led collaborative research projects that will develop products, services or processes to deliver tangible outcomes and commercial benefits to participants and their industry sectors.

TAIPAN gives astronomers a bigger bite at the universe

1 February 2018

A new world-class instrument launched today by the Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja will make surveying our stars faster and more efficient.

Australia's tropical medicine expertise to grow in 2018

29 January 2018

Thirteen medical researchers and projects tackling critical health issues across northern Australia are the latest to receive funding through the Coalition Government’s HOT NORTH program.

Australia’s underwater wonder in never-before-seen detail

19 January 2018

The Australian Government has released the first high-resolution map of the sea floor of the entire Great Barrier Reef.

Gas Acceleration Program open for applications

15 January 2018

Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP), which is designed to accelerate new supplies from onshore gas developments to the domestic market.

Resources and energy exports setting records

8 January 2018

Australia’s resources and energy export earnings increased by 1.2 per cent to reach a record level of $52.5 billion in the September quarter of 2017.

Gas Acceleration Program Grant Guidelines Released

20 December 2017

The Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP) will open to applications early in the new year, to further strengthen the East Coast gas market.

Consultation on new offshore oil and gas areas

18 December 2017

Consultation is open on 21 areas proposed for oil and gas exploration in offshore Australian waters.

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