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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 »

Technological innovation boost sheep industry

The value of the Australian sheep industry has grown by almost $3 billion and productivity has increased by 50 per cent over the past two decades, after the work of a Federal Government backed Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). Concept to Impact: The story of the SHEEP CRC 2001-2019 showcases how research, innovation and collaboration helped turn ... read more »

Hackers join search for missing people

More than 300 hackers and investigators from across the country will today use their skills to try and find Australians who have gone missing. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the National Missing Persons Hackathon was the first of its kind in Australia and is another example of how technology can help people. ... read more »

Improving automated decision making

Australian researchers will make the world a safer place to use automated decision making. Minister for Education Dan Tehan today announced the Morrison Government was providing $31.8 million to establish a research centre to investigate responsible, ethical, and inclusive automated decision making. The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of... read more »

TRANSCRIPT Interview - Sunrise, Channel 7

Topics: Hypersonic technology and Australia-UK Space Bridge  E&OE: Natalie Barr: Well imagine flying from Australia to London in four hours. Hypersonic technology is set to change the way we travel. It will allow aircraft to reach speeds of more than 6000 kilometres an hour which is five times the speed of sound.  Flights could be... read more »

Boosting STEM skills in regional Queensland

The Morrison Government today launched a new initiative to boost science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) mentoring in regional Queensland.  Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) initiative would strengthen industry research connections and collaboration in reg... read more »

SPEECH - Address to the Data61 Live event, Sydney

** Check against delivery ** It is a great pleasure to be here today and to speak with you. As you just heard I'm a mechanical engineer. So my entire life, even before my work as an engineer, was really just focused around technology and how exciting I found technology to be.  Unfortunately not everyone sees technology as exciting. Many pe... read more »

Doorstop - Space Science & Space Industry Conference

Topics: Space Science & Space Industry Conference, 8th Space Forum, NASA Moon to Mars program E&OE Steven Marshall: Well look, quite frankly the stars are aligning for South Australia, and job creation in the space sector. Today we have our 8th Space Forum in Adelaide. It’s almost a sell- out, almost a thousand people in Adelaide, becau... read more »

TRANSCRIPT Interview - ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast

Topics: Space Science & Space Industry Conference, NASA Moon to Mars program E&OE David Bevan: Karen Andrews is the Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology. She is in Adelaide today for the big space conference. Good morning, Minister. Karen Andrews: Good morning. How are you? David Bevan: We are well. What message or mo... read more »
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