Celebrating McPherson’s hardworking principals

Karen Andrews MP has encouraged students, parents and school communities in McPherson to say a big ‘thank-you’ to their principal and celebrate Australian Primary Principals Day. Ms Andrews said principals played a critical role in the lives and education of our children. “Principals contribute to the school community and are vital to the success of…

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Strengthening Australia’s Tech Future

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews will host two technology industry roundtables over the next week to boost collaboration and tackle the global challenges and opportunities facing the sector.  Minister Andrews said strengthening the technology sector is key to Australia’s economic growth and securing jobs for the future.   “From new start-ups to large…

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Working together to grow manufacturing

The Morrison Government is continuing to back in Australian manufacturing, with a roundtable looking at further ways to grow the economy and create jobs.  Leaders from peak industry associations, large companies, research organisations and universities today joined with Government representatives in Canberra. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the roundtable demonstrated the…

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Supporting Collaborative Research with India

Cutting-edge research on drought tolerant chickpeas is among the projects receiving Government funding through the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF). $500,000 has been awarded to a joint project between the University of Western Australia and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics to enhance the drought tolerance of chickpeas. Australia is one of…

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Innovation Powering Service Delivery Excellence

Two projects designed to help domestic violence victims to flee are among 15 innovative small business ideas to share in funding from the Morrison Government. The Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) grants totaling $1.4 million will support the early-stage development of solutions by small businesses to five key government policy and service delivery challenges.…

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Funding for a stronger economy

The Morrison Government is backing the manufacturing, cyber security and food and ag-tech sectors, with funding for projects which help start-ups get off the ground. Three businesses will share in more than $1 million under the Incubator Support initiative to help entrepreneurs turn their ideas into reality. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7 Weekend Sunrise

Topics: Moon landing anniversary celebration at Parkes, the Australian Space Agency E&OE: Basil Zempilas: Well, welcome back. Just in case you’ve been living under a moon rock for the past week, today is the 50th Anniversary of man landing on the moon for the very first time. In fact the eagle had landed just an…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sky News Speers on Sunday

Topics: Anniversary of the moon landing, building industry confidence, combustible cladding, foreign fighters and Temporary Exclusion Orders  E&OE:  David Speers: And of course in every newspaper here and probably around the world, plenty of reflections on the moon landing 50 years ago – how it was achieved, what it meant in the context of the Cold War…

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