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Kimba sites to proceed for consideration for National Radioactive Waste Management facility

27 June 2017

Two proposed sites for a radioactive waste management facility at Kimba will proceed to the next phase of assessment.

No change to WA LNG exports under Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism

27 June 2017

LNG exports from Western Australia will not be limited under the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM).

$28.8 million for business–research collaboration to benefit industry

26 June 2017

The Australian Government will invest $28.8 million in 13 projects to assist businesses and research institutions collaborate on new technology solutions, including a better test for prostate cancer, a portable 3D metal manufacturing solution that will help build remote housing, and a new way to turn solid waste into sustainable diesel fuel.

FinTech companies should aim for the best in the world

23 June 2017

The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator Arthur Sinodinos, said last night at the 2nd Annual Fintech Awards that Australian FinTech companies should aim to be the best in the world.

Stronger environmental protection for the Pilbara

23 June 2017

A new strategic assessment program agreed between the Turnbull Government and BHP will protect the unique environment of the Pilbara and support environmentally sustainable development of iron ore mines.

New CEO to lead Australian Institute of Marine Science

20 June 2017

I am delighted to announce that experienced environmental engineer Dr Paul Hardisty has been appointed as the CEO of the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) for the next five years, commencing 24 July 2017.

Securing our energy future

20 June 2017

The Turnbull Government is taking immediate action to put downward pressure on power prices and ensure reliable energy for all Australians. 

Top students going for Aussie gold in International Olympiads

19 June 2017

Today I congratulated 27 of Australia’s top students as they prepare to compete in the 2017 International Science, Mathematics and Informatics Olympiads.

24 innovative businesses to get $11.2 million kick start into global markets

19 June 2017

A new medical drink to manage dementia and a website security program to protect against automated attacks are among 24 innovative Australian businesses to receive a $11.2 million kick start to commercialise products for Australian and international markets.

New study to assess gas potential of offshore South East Australia

16 June 2017

The Australian Government will complete a study into offshore gas basins in Southern Australia, as part of the $90 million investment in domestic gas security and supply.