SUPPORTING INDIGENOUS YOUTH IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

The Morrison Government is supporting Indigenous youth in Western Australia, funding new research to reduce crime by delivering an extra $50 million under round six of the highly-successful Safer Communities Fund. Almost $1.5 million in extra funding has been allocated to Murlpirrmarra Connection Limited, a not-for-profit organisation based in Welshpool. The organisation tackles anti-social and…

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…

Funding to help tackle killer diseases

The Morrison Government is backing start-ups dedicated to fighting disease, with funding under the Government’s Incubator Support initiative. The Health 10x program will accelerate start-ups whose products and services address non-communicable diseases in areas with growing demand for treatment. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the $295,000 grant will go to the…