Home Price The Hon Melissa Price MP Media Releases The Hon Melissa Price MP Media Releases Top businesswoman to lead Australia’s national science agency15 October 2021 One of Australia’s most experienced company directors, professional engineer Kathryn Fagg AO, has been appointed Chair of Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Australia's first mission to the moon13 October 2021 Joint media release with Prime Minister The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Australia is heading to the Moon, with the Morrison Government reaching an agreement with NASA for an Australian made rover to be included in a future mission. Researchers develop test for new Hendra variant9 October 2021 Joint media release with the Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, the Hon David Littleproud MP A newly identified Hendra virus variant has been confirmed in a horse from West Wallsend near Newcastle. Ministerial Appointment1 October 2021 It is an honour to have today been given the added portfolio responsibility of Science and Technology by the Prime Minister.