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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

Net zero sector plans for industry, resources and the built environment

We are developing plans to help major sectors transition to a net zero economy. These will support the Australian Government’s Net Zero Plan.
Jun 2024

Australia and the European Union to deepen digital relationship

The European Union and Australia held a dialogue to strengthen ties on priority digital and technology issues.
Jun 2024

Investments to position Australia as a world leader in green metals production

As part of the 2024-25 May Budget, the Australian Government announced it will invest in measures to help decarbonise iron, steel, alumina and aluminium.
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

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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