ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR SPACE DISCOVERY CENTRE

Construction has officially launched on the Australian Space Discovery Centre and state-of-the-art Mission Control Centre to inspire the next generation of Australia’s space workforce. Located in the innovation precinct of Lot Fourteen in Adelaide, the Australian Space Discovery Centre will showcase interactive space exhibits and a careers hub. Mission Control will provide facilities for space…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sunrise

Topics: COVID-19 vaccine E&OE: Natalie Barr: Well the Government has struck two coronavirus vaccine deals. They’ll give Australia access to potential treatments from both the University of Queensland and Oxford University. Both vaccines are in advanced stages of testing. The agreements are worth $1.7 billion, and would secure around 85 million doses which would be…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – Peter Gleeson, Across Australia, Sky News on WIN

Topics: Mask production and testing facility, food supply chains and country of origin food labelling review. E&OE: Peter Gleeson: Many are concerned Victoria’s tough new restrictions on Australia’s industries could lead to a nationwide food shortage as the state battles it’s deadly second coronavirus wave. The Government has ramped up domestic manufacturing in essential medical…

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE – NT PROPELS INTO SPACE

The Australian and Northern Territory Governments are teaming up to expand the Top End’s space sector, with a new agreement to maximise the Territory’s natural advantages to create jobs and grow the economy. Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Northern Territory…

AUSTRALIAN RE-MADE – BACKING LOCALLY MADE GOODS

Australians are being reminded of the value of buying home-grown products, with a new ad campaign launching today to promote Australian Made. Australian Made Campaign Limited’s multi-media campaign will help local manufacturers and brands to capitalise on a renewed interest in their products. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the campaign reflects…

Transcript – National Press Club Address Q&A

Topics: coronavirus, Australian manufacturing, supply chains E&OE Sabra Lane: Thank you Karen Andrews in delivering your first National Press Club address. As you point out, Australia has experienced a major disruption in global supply chains here and it’s been a wakeup call for businesses, and we appear to be paying a price for leading the…

NATIONAL INNOVATION GAMES GO VIRTUAL TO TACKLE COVID-19 CHALLENGES

The Federal Government’s National Innovation Games are going virtual, with a series of events focussed on addressing challenges stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. The first virtual event today will bring together students, clinicians, academics and businesses online to investigate healthcare services for all South Australians. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said thanks…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7, Sunrise

Topics: Manufacturing Modernisation fund recipients & the return of the Polly Waffle E&OE: David Koch: An iconic Aussie chocolate bar is making a comeback amid a push to boost local manufacturing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The Polly Waffle was last seen on supermarket shelves in 2009 but South Australian company Robern Menz…