Media Releases

Award-winning astrophysicist Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith has been selected Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador.

Now is the time to put forward creative ideas, exciting events and innovative projects for National Science Week 2019.

Today the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews, chaired a roundtable session on the Decadal Plan for Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) on the Gold Coast. 

A system to improve safety at remote railway level crossings is one of seven Australian projects sharing in $3.5 million of funding to accelerate commercialisation and create new business, export and jobs opportunities.

Six applicants have been shortlisted to deliver new industry-focused research under the Coalition Government’s $731 million Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program.

Australia’s innovation precincts will help drive industry research cooperation and economic growth, according to a new publication released today. 

A new technique developed by Australian researchers will assist in the early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.

The Australian Space Agency has signed a statement of strategic intent with Sitael Australia, a designer and manufacturer of satellites, enhancing the competitiveness and capability of Australia’s space industry.

The Australian Space Agency has formally entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with counterpart agencies in Canada and the United Kingdom, as part of the Coalition Government’s plan to launch a vibrant new space industry in Australia. 

Cheaper and faster rockets could soon become a reality after a major investment into a Gold Coast space company.