Helping young Australians participate in STEM

The Morrison Government is offering grants of up to $20,000 for schools and organisations to give our kids science opportunities in Australia and abroad. The Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions program is now open for applications. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the in... read more »

Construction begins on Gold Coast's newest Special Assistance School

Ground-breaking work has begun on the Gold Coast’s newest Special Assistance School, Arcadia College in Robina. The $11.4 million private education facility is an expansion of the secondary school’s Varsity Lakes campus, and will be located at Centreline Place in Robina. Federal Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews MP, said the new 3,000sqm buildi... read more »

Australian technology helping our farmers

Farmers and growers will get better access to vital water market information through a new web and mobile app, created thanks to $1 million funding from the Morrison Government. The Waterflow platform was developed by natural resource economics firm Marsden Jacob Associates to give irrigators improved access to timely, reliable and real-time i... read more »

Space regulation prepares Australia for lift-off

Launching into space and returning to Earth has been given a boost thanks to the latest regulatory changes to Australia’s space legislation.Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the updated regulatory framework is part of the Government’s plan to triple the size of the space sector, add another $12 billion annually to the... read more »

Grants help Australian innovators go global

A surgical system that could revolutionise hip replacements is one of three cutting-edge products to share in $1.7 million in funding from the Morrison Government. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the recipients of the Accelerating Commercialisation grants were developing technology that will deliver widespread ... read more »

Industry Eureka Prize winners hit the mark

A project that has transformed our knowledge of Australian frog populations and a program empowering young Indigenous leaders through science have been honoured at the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews congratulated the winners of the Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science and t... read more »

Girls get the tools they need for a future in STEM

High school students in Western Sydney today got a sneak peek at a new resource, funded by the Morrison Government, to get more girls studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).Road testing the Girls in STEM Toolkit, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the online resource would make it easy for all stude... read more »

Protecting Indigenous Knowledge

The Morrison Government is taking steps to ensure Indigenous businesses achieve their economic potential, and to preserve the cultural integrity of Indigenous Knowledge.Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews today announced the release of the consultation report by IP Australia Protection of Indigenous Knowledge in the Intellec... read more »

Helping female founded startups shine brighter

The Morrison Government will engage with Australians far and wide to help design a program to support female business founders.Minister for Industry, Science and Technology the Hon Karen Andrews MP said she wanted to hear as many voices as possible to finalise the $18 million Boosting Female Founders Initiative, which was announced as part of ... read more »

Connecting local business to global markets

The Morrison Government is helping business access global markets with applications now open for round two of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Export Hubs Initiative. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the initiative supports industry to develop hubs in local and regional areas, giving local firms access to ... read more »
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