MEDICINAL CANNABIS PROJECTS DRIVE JOB CREATION

Three medicinal cannabis facilities expected to create thousands of jobs in Victoria and South Australia have been granted Major Project Status by the Morrison Government. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the projects would help Australia continue to develop its medicinal cannabis industry. “When you combine our world-renowned agriculture sector, with our…

TASMANIAN CYBER SECURITY NODE TO DRIVE INNOVATION

The Morrison and Gutwein Governments are helping position Australia as a global cyber security powerhouse, with the opening of a new hub. The Tasmanian Cyber Security Innovation Node launched in Launceston today, joins five other state and territory nodes created in partnership with the Australian Government-backed AustCyber. Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen…

RESEARCH HUB TO TRANSFORM AUSTRALIA’S BLUE ECONOMY

A major global research centre is today officially open for business in Tasmania, starting work in earnest that will transform Australia’s blue economy, create new jobs and deliver significant economic and environmental outcomes. The Morrison Government is investing $70 million over ten years into the Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). The CRC brings together…

HELP FOR CRITICALLY ILL NEWBORNS AMONG $4.7M GRANTS

An innovative medtech solution that helps doctors administer medicine to critically ill newborns will receive funding from the Morrison Government. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said Victorian based Navi Medical Technologies is one of nine businesses that will share in more than $4.7 million in Accelerating Commercialisation grants to help get their products to market. “The…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Radio National Breakfast

Topics: Bushfire Science Roundtable, climate change E&OE Tom Tilley: Australia’s top science leaders and bushfire experts are gathering in Canberra today to help the Morrison Government thrash out a plan to deal with longer and more severe bushfire seasons. Representatives from the CSIRO, the Academy of Science, the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC will share…