Media Releases

The Albanese Government is investing more in research and development with $12.6 billion being injected to support Australian know-how this year.

The Albanese Government is securing international supply chains for the critical minerals needed to build renewable energy networks and to support the defence industry.

Following the Government’s interim response to the Safe and Responsible AI in Australia consultation, Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic has today announced the establishment of a new Artificial Intelligence Expert Group.

Australia has an urgent need to boost its STEM workforce to take advantage of opportunities in sectors like renewable energy, critical minerals and quantum.

The Albanese Government has committed $51 million to support collaboration between industry and researchers on breakthrough projects with potential to transform industries and create jobs.

The Australian Government has appointed Fiona Pak-Poy as its Shareholder Nominee Director of the Silicon Quantum Computing (SQC) Board.

Professor Timothy Senden has been appointed to the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) Board for three years.

Joint media release with Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Katy Gallagher, and Member for Solomon Luke Gosling.

The Albanese Government is updating the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility’s (NAIF) investment mandate to better align national priorities to projects that deliver economic, social and community outcomes for northern communities.

Three prominent expert Australian scientists have been appointed to the Government’s leading advisory council on science and technology.

As part of the Government’s $392.4 million Industry Growth Program, not-for-profit industry organisations can now apply for grants to provide expert, sector-specific advice to participating startups and scaleups.