More STEM opportunities for Australian women

Up to 600 Australian women will be encouraged to study science, technology, engineering and maths while they’re working, as part of an expansion of the Morrison Government’s Women in STEM Cadetships and Advanced Apprenticeships Program. Minister for Education and Youth Alan Tudge said the program had proven so popular the number of places had increased…

GRANTS TO MODERNISE AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING

The Morrison Government is backing Australian manufacturers with shovel-ready projects that will create jobs and drive the country’s COVID-19 comeback, with applications now open for round two of the $52.8 million Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF). Businesses will be able to apply for grants of between $100,000 and $1 million to invest in new technology to…

NEW TWO-YEAR TERM FOR WOMEN IN STEM AMBASSADOR

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith will continue her important work as the Australian Government’s Women in STEM Ambassador for an additional two years. Professor Harvey-Smith has played a central role in the Government’s efforts to encourage girls and women to study and work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) since her appointment as the inaugural Ambassador…

BUSINESSES SHARE IN $6 MILLION TO TACKLE NATIONAL CHALLENGES

The Morrison Government is backing innovative businesses with ideas to tackle national challenges; including protecting Australia from biosecurity threats and driving growth in our tourism industry. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said six businesses have been granted $1 million each under the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) to develop their solutions.…