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Jan 2023

$44 million in grants to support industry-led research projects

Round 13 of Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grant funding will support 19 projects across Australia.
Jan 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Critical Minerals Development Program grants now open

Australian businesses and state or territory governments can apply for a co-funded grant of up to $30 million to support early and mid-stage critical minerals projects.
Jan 2023

$15.9 million to strengthen women in STEM careers

The Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grant program awards $15.9 million in grants to strengthen women in STEM careers.
Jan 2023

Grant funding open for industry-led research collaborations

Applications for funding are now open under round 24 of Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) grants.
Jan 2023

Independent evaluation shows Cooperative Research Centres Program valuable to economy

We commissioned ACIL Allen to evaluate the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program in 2021.
Dec 2022

Country of origin labelling for seafood in hospitality: have your say

We want your feedback on a proposed model for mandatory country of origin labelling for seafood in hospitality settings.
Dec 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: virtual consultation sessions

Registrations for virtual consultation sessions are now closed. Watch the virtual consultation presentation.

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