BUSINESSES SHARE IN $6 MILLION TO TACKLE NATIONAL CHALLENGES

The Morrison Government is backing innovative businesses with ideas to tackle national challenges; including protecting Australia from biosecurity threats and driving growth in our tourism industry. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said six businesses have been granted $1 million each under the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) to develop their solutions.…

RESEARCH SOLVING INDUSTRY CHALLENGES

The Morrison Government is continuing to back research projects which address industry challenges, including one which will make our food industry more climate-resilient. Nine projects will share in more than $25 million in funding under round 8 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-Ps). Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said $3 million…

RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS TO POWER CRITICAL MINERALS

The Morrison Government is continuing to invest in projects to cement Australia’s position as a critical minerals powerhouse, to grow the economy and create new jobs. Six critical minerals projects will share in more than $11 million in funding under round 8 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-Ps). Minister for Industry, Science and Technology…

BLOCKCHAIN ROADMAP POINTS THE WAY TO SUCCESS

Seizing the economic opportunities for Australia from blockchain is at the heart of a new national roadmap released today.   Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the National Blockchain Roadmap was another important step on the way to helping improve the nation’s productivity.  “The Morrison Government has worked collaboratively with industry and researchers…

NOMINATE NOW FOR THE PRIME MINISTER’S PRIZES FOR SCIENCE

After a history-making awards night last year, now is your chance to nominate Australia’s scientists, innovators and teachers for this year’s Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science. The Prizes recognise the achievements and success of Australian scientists and innovators, as well as the critical role science educators play in inspiring and encouraging students to take an…

MEDICINAL CANNABIS PROJECTS DRIVE JOB CREATION

Three medicinal cannabis facilities expected to create thousands of jobs in Victoria and South Australia have been granted Major Project Status by the Morrison Government. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the projects would help Australia continue to develop its medicinal cannabis industry. “When you combine our world-renowned agriculture sector, with our…

WA RARE EARTHS PROJECT GIVEN MAJOR STATUS BOOST

The Morrison Government continues to build Australia’s critical minerals future, granting Major Project Status to a new Western Australian rare earths facility. The Mt Weld Rare Earths Processing Facility project near Kalgoorlie will see the development of a new facility to separate rare earths which are essential elements in the making of wind turbines and…

TASMANIAN CYBER SECURITY NODE TO DRIVE INNOVATION

The Morrison and Gutwein Governments are helping position Australia as a global cyber security powerhouse, with the opening of a new hub. The Tasmanian Cyber Security Innovation Node launched in Launceston today, joins five other state and territory nodes created in partnership with the Australian Government-backed AustCyber. Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen…