Technological innovation boost sheep industry

The value of the Australian sheep industry has grown by almost $3 billion and productivity has increased by 50 per cent over the past two decades, after the work of a Federal Government backed Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). Concept to Impact: The story of the SHEEP CRC 2001-2019 showcases how research, innovation and collaboration helped…

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Hackers join search for missing people

More than 300 hackers and investigators from across the country will today use their skills to try and find Australians who have gone missing. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the National Missing Persons Hackathon was the first of its kind in Australia and is another example of how technology can help…

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Improving automated decision making

Australian researchers will make the world a safer place to use automated decision making. Minister for Education Dan Tehan today announced the Morrison Government was providing $31.8 million to establish a research centre to investigate responsible, ethical, and inclusive automated decision making. The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sunrise, Channel 7

Topics: Hypersonic technology and Australia-UK Space Bridge E&OE: Natalie Barr: Well imagine flying from Australia to London in four hours. Hypersonic technology is set to change the way we travel. It will allow aircraft to reach speeds of more than 6000 kilometres an hour which is five times the speed of sound.  Flights could be…

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Boosting STEM skills in regional Queensland

The Morrison Government today launched a new initiative to boost science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) mentoring in regional Queensland. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) initiative would strengthen industry research connections and collaboration in regional Queensland. “Promoting STEM education is a passion of mine…

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$14 million for vaccine to prevent severe oral disease

$14 million will be provided for a pioneering project to prevent severe oral disease through the Morrison Government-backed Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF). Denteric Pty Ltd is developing a vaccine based on research conducted at the University of Melbourne, with collaborative support from CSL Limited, to fight the disease and will receive the money in three…

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