JOINT MEDIA RELEASE – RESEARCH GRANT BOOST TO NAVY FRIGATES PROJECT

The Morrison Government is backing advanced manufacturing and South Australia’s defence sector, through a new industry-research collaboration. The Government-funded Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) will inject $1.45 million into a project to help develop and pilot cutting-edge manufacturing technologies that will be used to build nine anti-submarine warfare frigates. BAE Systems Australia’s shipbuilding business, ASC Shipbuilding,…

BUSHFIRE CONSTRUCTION STANDARD FEE WAIVED

The Morrison Government is partnering with Standards Australia to waive the fee for access to the bushfire construction standard, to support the recovery and rebuilding of bushfire ravaged communities. This jointly funded partnership will provide all Australians with access to AS 3959:2018 – Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas – a key standard referenced in…

$8.5 MILLION TO BOOST CYBER SECURITY SOLUTIONS

Tailored ‘cyber fitness’ programs for small businesses are among 17 projects set to share in $8.5 million in funding from the Morrison Government to strengthen and grow the cyber security sector. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews said the second round of AustCyber’s Projects Fund would further strengthen Australia’s cyber security capability. “These projects…

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.…

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…