The Hon Ed Husic MP Media Releases

A new program to support Australian businesses adopt and integrate Artificial Intelligence safely into their work practices has been launched by the Minister for Industry and Science, Ed Husic today.

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic has announced three new appointments to the Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA) Board.

The Albanese Government has unlocked $18.5 million in funding to establish the Australian Centre for Quantum Growth to support the growth of the nation’s quantum workforce and build relationships with key international counterparts.

Joint media release with the Minister for Finance, the Hon Katy Gallagher

Today, the $15 billion National Reconstruction Fund can begin investing in growing Australia’s industrial capabilities to create the secure, well-paid jobs of the future.

The Albanese Government has officially opened the $392 million Industry Growth Program to help start-ups and small businesses commercialise and grow their companies.

Australia and Indonesia have agreed to advance mutually beneficial cooperation on battery manufacturing, critical minerals processing and other aspects of the electric vehicle ecosystem. 

Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre, Questacon is celebrating a major milestone this week, celebrating 35 years since it was officially opened on 23 November 1988.

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic will visit Jakarta to further cooperation and collaboration with Indonesia on battery technologies and electric vehicles.

Nominations for Australia’s most prestigious science prizes are now open and the search is on for Australia’s most outstanding scientists, research-based innovators, and science teachers.

Australia’s inaugural AI Month kicks off today, putting Australia’s innovative and world class AI industry under the spotlight and championing the responsible creation and adoption of AI technologies.