Media Releases

The Minister for Industry and Science, the Hon Ed Husic MP, will host a series of roundtables this week with industry leaders to discuss the economic and employment challenges they face, particularly the national shortage of skilled labour.

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King has hosted a roundtable on jobs and skills in the mining sector and urged the industry to do more to encourage women to have careers in the resources sector.

Australian biomedical innovations are receiving an extra boost as Australia’s national science agency CSIRO contributes to filling in the ‘missing link’ in our vaccine and pharmaceutical pipeline. 

Australia has the right ingredients to become a global hydrogen superpower, according to new data from the Australian Government’s Exploring for the Future program. 

Geoscience Australia will kick off a three-day virtual showcase today that is set to highlight the crucial role of Australian Government science in unlocking our low-emissions future. 

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King has congratulated Australia’s resources sector for posting another record year of exports and for continuing to support Australia’s economy.

The Australian Government is celebrating the work of our scientists this National Science Week, working to close the gender gap and inspire the next generation to be part of the highly skilled STEM

A pathway to help the Australian Government reach its target of 1.2 million tech-related jobs by 2030 has been laid out in a new report from the tech sector.

Resources and Northern Australia Minister Madeleine King has outlined a range of government actions to safeguard Australia’s gas supplies in response to the latest ACCC gas report, which forecasts a 56 petajoule shortfall to the east coast market for 2023.

Resources and Northern Australia Minister Madeleine King has opened consultations on ways to improve the operations of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) to strengthen Australia’s domestic energy supply, and released a discussion paper on the reform options.