TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC News Breakfast

Topics: Domestic manufacturing of masks, $130 billion job keeper package E&OE: Michael Rowland: The Federal Government has thrown a financial lifeline to struggling Australians with a massive stimulus program to stop the economy from collapsing. The $130 billion JobKeeper program will see businesses receive a fortnightly wage subsidy of up to $1,500 per employee. It…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7, Sunrise

Topics: Aussie manufacturer pivoting to make masks for coronavirus E&OE: David Koch: A South Australian company that makes packaging for McDonalds and KFC will soon start making surgical and respirator masks for frontline health workers around the country. Detmold has come to an agreement with the Federal and South Australian Government to produce 145 million…

RESEARCH TO MAKE CONSTRUCTION CHEAPER & SAFER

Making construction in Australia cheaper, without compromising safety or quality, will be the focus of two new industry led research centres being backed by the Morrison Government. The Building 4.0 CRC will receive $28 million in government support, while the SmartCrete CRC will get $21 million to reduce the cost of concrete and improve productivity.…

BOOST FOR FEMALE FOUNDED STARTUPS

The Morrison Government is backing female entrepreneurs to grow their ideas and create jobs for all Australians, with an $18 million funding program opening today. The Boosting Female Founders Initiative will provide grants to women with start-ups that need support to grow. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the program is designed…

NEXT-GEN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS GET GREEN LIGHT

The Morrison Government is investing in the future of energy innovation by backing new technology projects that harness opportunities from our deepest oceans to outer space. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said $344,000 would be provided to support two new industry-led collaboration projects through National Energy Resources Australia (NERA), one of the…

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – GREATER OPPORTUNITIES FOR GIRLS AND WOMEN IN STEM

The Morrison Government is building on its commitment to get more girls and women into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), to secure their futures and make sure Australia’s economy continues to thrive. To mark International Women’s Day, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews today launched the Women in STEM Action Plan and…