Research to protect and preserve the Great Barrier Reef

North Queensland’s iconic Great Barrier Reef will be better protected thanks to the Morrison Government’s investment in a $36.3 million research facility near Townsville. In this year’s Budget the Government provided funding to expand the National Sea Simulator (SeaSim), a specially designed facility for climate related coral reef research. Member for Dawson George Christensen said…

FUNDING TO PROPEL COMMERCIALISATION INCLUDING IN KEY MANUFACTURING SECTORS

The Morrison Government is backing Australian businesses with projects in the space, clean energy and medical sectors to commercialise and take on new markets. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the latest round of the Accelerating Commercialisation grants take the Government’s investment to date to more than $240 million. “These latest grants…

GRANTS FOR RESEARCH PROJECTS USING CITIZEN SCIENCE

Australian organisations with research project ideas that encourage the community to get involved are invited to apply for a Citizen Science grant. Grants of between $150,000 and $500,000 are available to support projects that enable community participation in four key research areas: disaster resilience and preparedness, environmental change, cyber security and artificial intelligence, and food…

NEW GUIDANCE TO SUPPORT INVESTMENT IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

The Morrison Government has strengthened its commitment to supporting companies to invest in research and development, releasing refreshed R&D Tax Incentive (R&DTI) guidance today. The guidance follows the Government’s investment of a further $2 billion into the incentive, which provides a tax offset to support Australian companies to undertake additional research and development activities. The…