Media Releases

A Dark Matter Road trip, sharing First Nations science and drone coding are just some of the projects receiving a share of close to $500,000 in grants to support National Science Week.

The Australian Government has updated the List of Critical Technologies that will help secure Australia’s future.

The Australian Government has approved close to $50 million in grants to accelerate the development of critical minerals projects which will help diversify supply chains, build domestic downstream processing and support new jobs and regional development.

Locally developed and manufactured technologies will play a critical role in Australia’s transformation into a renewable energy superpower.

The jobs of tomorrow depend on the decisions we make today. That’s why in this Budget, the Albanese Government is investing more than $500 million to lay the foundations for future economic growth in science and industry.

The Albanese Government’s second Budget lays the foundations for a stronger future by taking further steps to help Australia capitalise on the transformation to cleaner, cheaper energy and promote energy security.

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King has welcomed Albemarle Corporation’s announcement that it will build two additional processing trains at its lithium hydroxide plant in Kemerton, south of Perth.

Australia has been a global pioneer in cutting-edge quantum research for decades.

Now we need to translate that advantage into thriving quantum industries that boost our economic competitiveness and help solve our biggest national challenges.

That’s why the Albanese government is today releasing Australia’s first National Quantum Strategy.

Joint media release with the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Katy Gallagher

Questacon, Australia’s national home of science and technology, will receive $60 million in new funding so it can continue inspiring the next generation of Australian children. 

Joint media release with The Hon Jim Chalmers MP, Treasurer, The Hon Chris Bowen MP, Minister for Climate Change and Energy, and The Hon Ed Husic MP, Minister for Industry and Science

The Albanese Government is today releasing for final consultation the mandatory code of conduct (Gas Code) to secure more gas at reasonable prices for Australian consumers.