CRC Association Annual Conference – Adelaide

** Check against delivery ** It’s great to be with you on the last day of your conference and I thank you for the opportunity. Looking at this year’s program, I have no doubt you’ve had a terrific couple of days networking and sharing ideas. Year after year, your association has lived by its credo, “bringing knowledge together” through activities that help…

Launch of Sea World–Griffith University Partnership – Gold Coast

** Check against delivery ** It’s great to be back here, this time for the launch of the partnership between Griffith University and Sea World. The last time I was here, I had my previous ministerial cap on—that of vocational education and skills. During that visit, I announced a program to help apprentices develop their skills in industries undergoing structural change.…

Science and Technology Australia President & CEO Forum – Sydney

** Check against delivery ** Ladies and gentlemen, it’s great to be here, and I would like to thank STA for the kind invitation. This is a great opportunity for us to come together to share insights into Australia’s great science and technology sectors. As many of you would know, I am an engineer. I studied mechanical engineering at university before working in power stations and the broader petrochemical industry. So I…

ADC Global Blockchain Summit – ADELAIDE

***Check against delivery*** Ladies and gentlemen, it’s great to be here. I would like to acknowledge South Australian Premier Steven Marshall, and I thank the ADC Forum for inviting me. This is a great opportunity to share insights into the future of blockchain technology. I think it’s fitting that Adelaide is hosting this event. The South Australian Government sees the blockchain industry as a future…