Media Releases

This week I will travel to Bali, Indonesia to lead Australia’s delegation to the G20 Tourism and Agriculture Ministerial Meetings.

The Minister for Industry and Science, Ed Husic MP, has announced the National Quantum Advisory Committee that will help drive Australia’s National Quantum Strategy.

The 2022 edition of the Australian Government’s STEM Equity Monitor shows why a renewed effort is needed to address the systematic barriers preventing greater diversity in our science and technology sectors.

Businesses, communities, farmers and first responders across Australia and New Zealand will reap the benefits from greater satellite positioning accuracy with the award of an AUD$1.18 billion, 19-year contract to bring the Southern Positioning Augmentation Network (SouthPAN) to life.

The Australian Government has approved a series of grants to accelerate the development of the critical minerals resources industry as part of our efforts to reach net zero.

Joint media release with Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney

The Australian Government is securing the ongoing rehabilitation of the Ranger uranium mine adjoining Kakadu National Park and the eventual return of the site to the Mirarr Traditional Owners.

The Minister for Industry and Science, Ed Husic MP, has announced a commitment to widen the pipeline of talent available to the science and technology sectors.

Joint media release with Minister for Skills and Training, the Hon Brendan O'Connor MP.

The Federal Government has announced support for a Digital and Tech Skills compact between government, unions and technology employers agreed at the Jobs and Skills Summit.

The Minister for Industry and Science, Ed Husic MP, has thanked and congratulated participants at the Jobs and Skills Summit, which concluded this afternoon.

Joint media release with Minister for Health and Aged Care the Hon Mark Butler MP

The first broad analysis of Australia’s pandemic preparedness in response to the COVID 19 pandemic has been released by the CSIRO, with a focus on the science and technology priorities for improvement.