WA SPACE PROJECTS TO DRIVE INDUSTRY GROWTH

The Morrison and McGowan Governments are investing in new space technologies in Western Australia, to help a range of industries across the nation to grow and create new jobs. Fugro Australia Marine will receive $4.5 million from the Commonwealth to build the Australian Space Robotics, Automation, and AI Command Control Complex (RAAICC) in Perth. The…

GROWING AUSTRALIA’S PPE CAPABILITY

The Morrison Government is strengthening Australia’s sovereign capability to produce essential medical supplies, with support for innovative companies to manufacture the materials needed to make Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Kestrel Manufacturing are receiving $495,000 to assist in its production of filter materials used in both surgical and P2 masks. Clets Linen are receiving $213,000 to…

BUILDING MISSION CONTROL CENTRE

Australia’s first Mission Control Centre is one step closer to lift off with local company Saber Astronautics chosen to establish the state-of-the-art space hub in Adelaide. The Mission Control Centre will provide facilities for space businesses and researchers to control satellite and space missions, and include a live link to the International Space Station so…

HELPING FEMALE-LED REGIONAL BUSINESSES GROW

The Morrison Government is helping female business owners step-up to tackle global markets as part of the nation’s COVID-19 recovery. Canvas Coworking Inc will receive $86,450 through the Incubator Support Initiative to establish the ‘Flair Incubator’ for female-led, regionally-based Queensland businesses that aspire to trade globally. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said…

AUSTCYBER NODES STRENGTHEN QLD CYBER ECONOMY

Queensland is set to strengthen its position in the booming cyber security sector, with three new hubs across the state to make businesses more secure, as well as drive economic growth and create new jobs. Cyber Security Innovation Nodes will be established in Brisbane, Townsville and the Sunshine Coast in a partnership between the Federal…

AQUACULTURE A POTENTIAL BOOM INDUSTRY FOR NORTH

Northern Australia’s aquaculture industry has the potential to generate thousands of new jobs and increase the value of its production to more than $1.3 billion, according to the findings of a new study. The study, by the CRC for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA), found the industry could increase its current production value five-fold and create…

FUTURE OF FASHION INDUSTRY POST-COVID

Boosting demand for Australian-made fashion and diversifying manufacturing capability to upskill and create new jobs are among the key issues that will be discussed today at a roundtable with the local fashion industry. Chaired by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews, the roundtable will bring together prominent local fashion designers and brands,…