Media Releases

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic will promote Australia as an advanced and reliable commercial, science and technology partner during a visit to the United States from 25 January to 2 February.

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic has today announced $44 million in grants for Australian companies to support 19 collaborative research projects.

The Australian Government has released guidelines for new grants to help develop Australia’s critical minerals sector, support downstream processing, create jobs across regional Australia and support global efforts to achieve net-zero. 

The Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will increase support to the Yangibana Rare Earths Project in Western Australia’s Gascoyne Region.

The Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will provide $66 million to reinvigorate an abandoned historical Central Queensland gold mine.

The Australian Government has announced $15.9 million in new grants for 17 successful projects that are supporting more women to study and build careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Australian researchers can today apply for a share of $6 million in grants to support research collaborations with their counterparts in India. 

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, the Hon Madeleine King MP, has visited Kimba to meet with local community members and view the planned site for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic today announced that Round 24 of the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) grants program had opened for application.

Joint media release with Tasmanian Minister for Resources the Hon Felix Ellis MP
New data will put the spotlight on the hidden geology beneath the feet of Tasmanians, as part of the Australian Government’s Exploring for the Future program.