Boost to build stronger Mudgeeraba Community

Community groups and sporting clubs in Mudgeeraba are set to benefit from grants totalling $40,000 to improve facilities and assist their work in the community, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.  Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Mudgeeraba would share in the $150,000 that is being invested…

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Boost to build stronger Palm Beach Community

Community groups and sporting clubs in Palm Beach are set to benefit from grants totalling $20,500 to improve facilities and assist their work in the community, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.  Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Palm Beach would share in the $150,000 that is…

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Boost to build stronger Robina & Merrimac Community

Community groups and sporting clubs in Robina & Merrimac are set to benefit from grants totalling $22,500 to improve facilities and assist their work in the community, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.  Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Robina & Merrimac would share in the $150,000…

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Boost to build stronger Tugun Community

Community groups and sporting clubs in Tugun are set to benefit from grants totalling $11,770 to improve facilities and assist their work in the community, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program. Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Tugun would share in the $150,000 that is being invested…

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Australia’s space industry rockets ahead

The Morrison Government is strengthening Australia’s space sector with $12 million dollars in new funding initiatives announced today. A Mission Control Centre will receive $6 million in funding and an additional $6 million will go towards establishing a Space Discovery Centre in Adelaide, the home of the Australian Space Agency.  The funding will form part of the Adelaide City Deal, which…

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TRANSCRIPT – Doorstop – Lot Fourteen, Adelaide

Topics: Australian Space Agency Mission Control and Discovery Centre  Speakers: Minister Andrews, South Australian Premier Steven Marshall, Head of the Australian Space Agency, Dr Megan Clarke, Dr Matthew Tetlow from space company Inovor E&OE: Karen Andrews: Well let's get started. It's an absolute pleasure to be back at Lot Fourteen again this morning with the Premier and with my federal colleagues…

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Advancing Australia’s Blockchain Industry

The development of a national blockchain roadmap and $100,000 of funding from the Morrison Government will help position Australia’s burgeoning blockchain industry to become a global leader. The roadmap will focus on a number of policy areas including regulation, skills and capacity building, innovation, investment, and international competitiveness and collaboration. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said Australia…

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ADC Global Blockchain Summit – ADELAIDE

***Check against delivery*** Ladies and gentlemen, it’s great to be here. I would like to acknowledge South Australian Premier Steven Marshall, and I thank the ADC Forum for inviting me. This is a great opportunity to share insights into the future of blockchain technology. I think it’s fitting that Adelaide is hosting this event. The South Australian Government sees the blockchain industry as a future…

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Have your say on draft Terms of Reference for a Royal Commission

Local MP Karen Andrews is encouraging people with disability, their families or carers on the Gold Coast, to have their say on draft Terms of Reference for a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. Minister Andrews welcomed the Coalition Government’s announcement today to begin an important public consultation process to shape the scope of…

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Australia’s commitment to world’s largest telescope

Australia has joined six other nations in signing an international treaty committing to the construction of the world’s largest science facility – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). The Convention, signed by Australia, China, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa and the United Kingdom, will establish the SKA Observatory.  Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews said Australia is perfectly positioned to…

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