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May 2024

Announcing the 2024–25 May Budget

The 2024–25 Budget includes measures to secure Australian industry, science and resources. Read an overview of our portfolio’s commitments.
Jun 2024

Australia and the EU to deepen digital relationship

The European Union and Australia held a dialogue to strengthen ties on priority digital and technology issues.
May 2024 Critical Minerals Office

Australia and the European Union partner up on critical minerals

Australia and the EU’s new bilateral agreement will open up new opportunities to work together on critical minerals to accelerate the transition to net zero.
May 2024

New strategy to build Australia’s robotics future

The Australian Government has published the first National Robotics Strategy to grow our robotics and automation ecosystem.
May 2024

Charging Australia’s renewable future through the National Battery Strategy

The strategy outlines how Australia can leverage our advantages to build a successful domestic battery manufacturing industry and become a global leader in renewable energy. It also builds on critical minerals initi...
May 2024

Investments to capitalise on Australia’s critical minerals and the global clean energy transition

As part of the 2024-25 May Budget, the Australian Government announced it will invest in a range of measures to secure our critical minerals processing industries.
May 2024

Critical tech funding to solve some of Australia’s most significant challenges

$36 million Critical Technologies Challenge Program (CTCP) invites solutions to market-led challenges in energy, medical, autonomous systems and resources. Applications close 2 July 2024.

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