Tasmania links up with Australian Space Agency

Tasmania will benefit from job-creating investment as the Morrison and Hodgman governments work together to advance the state’s space industry, today signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the signing is an important step in integrating the work of the Australian Space Agency with Tasmanian efforts and capability. “The…

New tool to support Aussie manufacturers

The Morrison Government is supporting Australia’s manufacturers to innovate, with the launch today of a new online resource which will help them grow and create new jobs. The Manufacturing Academy is an initiative of the Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC). Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the new resource is just…

Accelerating ACT cyber security growth

Australia’s cyber security capability continues to strengthen with the launch of a new hub in the ACT, which will boost innovation and increase collaboration. Known as the ‘Canberra Node’, the ACT Cyber Security Innovation Node is a partnership between the Federal Government-backed AustCyber and the ACT Government and joins five other state and territory nodes…

Major project status boosts WA economy

The Morrison Government is backing Western Australia’s mining industry, with two projects that will create more than 700 jobs in the Pilbara being granted Major Project Status. The Australian Vanadium Project will develop an open pit mine and plant to convert vanadium into specialty steel alloys and energy storing batteries. The Beyondie Project will establish…

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 initiative supported young Australians’ participation…

Fund to modernise manufacturing

The Morrison Government is backing small and medium sized Australian manufacturers to invest in new technology, grow and create new jobs, with the launch today of a new $160 million fund. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund would help manufacturers become more competitive by co funding investments in…

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 information in a…