Helping female founded startups shine brighter

The Morrison Government will engage with Australians far and wide to help design a program to support female business founders. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology the Hon Karen Andrews MP said she wanted to hear as many voices as possible to finalise the $18 million Boosting Female Founders Initiative, which was announced as part of…

Details

Connecting local business to global markets

The Morrison Government is helping business access global markets with applications now open for round two of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Export Hubs Initiative.  Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the initiative supports industry to develop hubs in local and regional areas, giving local firms access to international markets and…

Details

Game on for National Innovation Games

The Morrison Government is helping small businesses to grow and create more jobs, with the launch of the National Innovation Games on the Gold Coast today. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said ten teams of businesses, students and graduates will put their minds to the test in the competition, which fosters creative…

Details

Delivering a fair and competitive car retailing sector

The Morrison Government will reform the new car retailing sector, to make the system fairer for consumers, dealers and manufacturers.   Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said a range of reforms to automotive franchising arrangements will be considered, after a recent public consultation.  “We have heard the concerns of those within the sector…

Details

A greener recycling industry

The Morrison Government is taking practical steps toward a cleaner environment with a new $20 million commitment for innovative projects to grow our domestic recycling industry. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the funding was part of his Government’s commitment to work with the states to establish a timetable to ban the export of waste plastic,…

Details

TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7 Sunrise

Topics: Plastic recycling industry, Cooperative Research Centres Projects  E&OE David Koch: $20 million is set to be spent improving our recycling industry. The Government will announce the funding today after state and territory leaders agreed to banning the export of waste at last week’s COAG meeting. Would you believe we generate 103 kilograms of plastic…

Details

TRANSCRIPT Interview – RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

Topics: Plastic recycling industry, Cooperative Research Centres Projects, Pacific Islands Forum E&OE   Patricia Karvelas:   A federal deal with states and territories to work towards banning the export of recyclable waste was the key achievement of last week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, that COAG meeting on the Friday. But in order to reach that…

Details