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Funding to help tackle killer diseases

The Morrison Government is backing start-ups dedicated to fighting disease, with funding under the Government’s Incubator Support initiative. The Health 10x program will accelerate start-ups whose products and services address non- communicable diseases in areas with growing demand for treatment. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Kare... read more »

Space grants rocket industry ahead

The Morrison Government is backing Australian space businesses to grow the economy and create new jobs, opening its $15 million program to help the local industry take on international space opportunities. The International Space Investment initiative will provide $15 million over three years for strategic projects that will grow the national indu... read more »

Prime Minister's Prizes recognise excellence in science

A pioneering mathematician has received the top award at the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science, receiving $250,000 in prize money. Emeritus Professor Cheryl Praeger has profoundly influenced the mathematics that underpins computer cryptography used for secure banking, digital signatures and internet connections. Her algorithms have been incorpor... read more »

Gold Coast STEM teacher recognised in Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

A Gold Coast school teacher with a drive to inspire students to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) has been recognised at the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science in Canberra. Megan Hayes received a Highly Commended Certificate from Prime Minister Scott Morrison for her passion and commitment to teaching STEM at Mudgeeraba Cree... read more »

Gold Coast NDIS providers encouraged to apply for Transition Assistance Funding

The Australian Government has opened the second round of Transition Assistance Funding to help businesses build their workforce capabilities to effectively operate in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews MP said Gold Coast businesses could share in the total funding pool of $8.8 million, with 440 gra... read more »
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