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Country of Origin Labelling campaign commences

23 April 2017

The next phase of the Turnbull Government's campaign to help consumers understand new country of origin labels on food products will commence today.

Turnbull Government reaffirms commitment on skills for the science and tech community

21 April 2017

Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Arthur Sinodinos, has reaffirmed the Government's commitment to the science and technology sectors.

Plan to boost Australia’s cyber security capability

20 April 2017

A new industry-led strategy released today will position Australia as an innovative and trusted source of cyber security capability to organisations both domestically and around the world.

Reappointment ensures continuity on the CSIRO board

19 April 2017

One of the Australia's most experienced biotechnology experts, Dr Peter Riddles, has been reappointed as a member to the CSIRO Board for a five-year term.

Dumping and Subsidy Investigation into A4 copy paper imports

19 April 2017

Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy announced today that the Australian Government has imposed dumping duties on A4 copy paper exported to Australia from Brazil, China, Indonesia and Thailand.

Aussie Cubesats launched towards International Space Station

19 April 2017

Three satellites developed by Australian universities were launched today to the International Space Station as part of a global atmospheric research project.

Grant bounces innovative SA auto firm into global defence market

13 April 2017

Magill-based Supashock will receive a $468,887 commercialisation grant under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to develop its dynamic suspension technology for armoured and protected defence vehicles produced by a major German manufacturer.

Super Dots put young Australian scientist in the running for APEC science prize

12 April 2017

An exceptional young scientist working on new and advanced materials is Australia’s nominee for a prestigious Asia-Pacific region science prize.

Labor’s got the facts – and its priorities – wrong on Northern Australia

12 April 2017

Bill Shorten’s Labor Party is undermining support for jobs in Northern Australia and putting at risk the previously bipartisan agenda to develop the North, with misleading comments about the role of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) in assessing a proposal for the Adani Carmichael project.

Australia is patently good at manufacturing

11 April 2017

A new report on patent activity highlights Australia’s positive global ranking in advanced manufacturing patent applications, showing healthy levels of innovation within the sector.