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…

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…

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.…

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…