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Exploring for the future program delivers first results

20 October 2017

The first dataset has been released from a range of surveys looking at the potential energy, mineral and groundwater resources in a relatively-unexplored region spanning the Northern Territory – Queensland border.

Eleven businesses get $5 million jump start into global market

20 October 2017

A fail-safe jump-starter for flat car, boat or truck batteries, a system for rapidly and safely loading stretchered patients into aircraft, and online dispute resolution software that will help to free up the court system are among 11 Australian innovations that will be offered a $5 million boost to help them enter global markets.

Protecting Australian jobs from unfair trade

19 October 2017

New legislation to help ensure a level playing field for Australian manufacturers passed through Parliament today.

The 2017 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

18 October 2017

Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science and the Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science recognises the extraordinary contribution that Australia's scientists and science teachers make to our nation.

Australia and the United States sign historic space treaty

18 October 2017

Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

In Washington this morning the Turnbull Government signed a treaty with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), reaffirming a commitment made by Australia and the United States of America more than 50 years ago to collaborate on space exploration.

Coalition investing more than $6 billion in Northern Australia

18 October 2017

The Coalition Government is investing more than $6 billion to ensure Northern Australia grows as a trade gateway to the Asia Pacific, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Barnaby Joyce said last night.

$13.9 million to unlock Northern Australia's business potential

17 October 2017

From reducing infant pearl oyster deaths to ensuring crocodile skin is lesion free, successful project applicants from the CRC for Developing Northern Australia project funding round are as interesting as the locations they hail from.

$30 million to boost advanced manufacturing in Victoria and South Australia

17 October 2017

Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Twenty companies will share in almost $30 million in funding to establish and expand advanced manufacturing activities in South Australia and Victoria.

Exploration in the Great Australian Bight

13 October 2017

On 12 October 2017, Chevron announced that it would not be progressing its exploration work program in the Great Australian Bight.

$1.57 million in incubator grants to help Australian start-ups crack global markets

13 October 2017

Four more innovation incubators will receive a total of $1.57 million to expand the support they offer, helping more Australian start-ups enter global markets like Asia and the US.

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