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Australia takes another major step forward in quantum computer race

23 August 2017

Australia is one step closer in its quest to be the first in the world to crack the code and build a fully-fledged quantum computer.

Government helps regional manufacturers to ‘imagine’ the possibilities

22 August 2017

The Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy, today opened a new graphene manufacturing plant in Geelong, which will help see innovative new products that are strong, flexible and lightweight, delivered into global markets.

Government supporting crucial Wannon Industry

22 August 2017

Member for Wannon Dan Tehan has promoted the diversity of industry in Wannon to the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator Arthur Sinodinos, on a tour of the region.

Gundaroo Public School comes alive with science for National Science Week

18 August 2017

Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, visited Gundaroo Public School to join students as they participate in a virtual classroom discussion with scientists working in the international space industry and undertake hands-on classroom activities. 

Grants help Australian researchers and SMEs go global

17 August 2017

Eighteen Australian researchers and 11 small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) will share in $1.4 million in government grants to meet and collaborate with global partners to progress their ideas.

Matching students with local STEM activities

16 August 2017

A new national database that matches students with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities available in their local region is now open for business.

Helping Australian businesses understand the Research & Development Tax Incentive

15 August 2017

The Government is committed to helping Australian businesses innovate using technology by piloting a new user-focused approach to simplify the language and advice provided to ICT users of the Research & Development Tax Incentive.

National Science Week 2017 showcases key importance of science to the community

10 August 2017

National Science Week, which I am delighted to launch today, provides a valuable opportunity for all Australians to meet scientists, discuss hot topics, do science and celebrate its discoveries and impact on our society.

Modernising business registers to make business simpler

9 August 2017

The Turnbull Government today has commenced consultation on ways to modernise business registers to make it simpler for business to get on with business.

$5 million to push Australian innovations towards commercial reality

7 August 2017

A process to convert waste plastics into fuel and chemicals, a fashion fitting solution for online shoppers and a new energy storage system are among eight Australian innovations to share in $5 million to help them become commercial reality.