Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, gave the keynote address at the 68th International Astronautical Congress Industry Day Luncheon in Adelaide.
Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO was sworn in as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 24 January 2017.
I would like to thank the Prime Minister for recommending me for appointment as the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science.
I take great pleasure in congratulating Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim on being named Australian of the Year for 2017.
The CSIRO will open an office in San Francisco to promote Australian innovation and drive scientific and industrial engagement in the United States
Toyota has confirmed the date it will cease manufacturing as 3 October 2017. While this is regrettable, it is in line with the company’s 2013 announcement regarding closure by end of 2017.
The Australian Government is offering grant funding to help Australian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and researchers work with international partners to develop innovative products and services.
A review of innovation, science and research in Australia has confirmed the nation is good at creating knowledge, but could be stronger when it comes to applying it
The Australian Government will invest $34.5 million in 17 projects involving cooperation between industry and research institutions on new technological solutions ranging from new biodegradable industrial lubricants to treating sleep apnoea.
The Australian Government is supporting the automotive manufacturing workers and supply chains through this transition period.
Another step in delivering sweeping reforms to Australia’s country of origin labelling program was completed today with the Coalition Government’s Competition and Consumer Amendment (Country of Origin) Bill 2016 passing through the Senate.