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Oct 2022

Future You STEM careers website launched

Future You is an evidence-based website that aims to inspire children towards a career in STEM.
Oct 2022

National Quantum Strategy proposed framework: have your say

Share your feedback on a proposed framework for the National Quantum Strategy. Submissions are welcome until 5 November 2022.
Oct 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic is making more young people interested in STEM

38% of young people have reconsidered their study and career options as a direct result of COVID-19.
Aug 2022 National Measurement Institute

New compliance plan to build confidence in trade measurement

The National Measurement Institute's latest compliance plan helps support confidence in trade measurement.
Aug 2022 National Measurement Institute

Showcasing National Measurement Institute scientists this National Science Week

Hear from our experts about why science matters and what they love about working in measurement science.
Aug 2022 National Measurement Institute

2022 Metrology Awards: a special celebration for National Science Week

Join the National Measurement Institute online on 16 August to recognise outstanding achievements in measurement. Vote for the winner of the People’s Choice Award through live voting.

Mining, oil and gas news

Sep 2022

PERUMIN to showcase Australia’s METS industry

The Australian Government is supporting our mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector at Peru’s annual mining conference.
Sep 2022

Critical minerals projects receive $50 million

The Australian Government has committed $50 million to the critical minerals industry.
Jul 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Delegation visit marks first milestone in Australia–India critical minerals partnership

The Critical Minerals Facilitation Office arranged the visit under the Australia–India Critical Minerals Investment Partnership.

Science, technology and innovation news

Oct 2022

National Quantum Strategy proposed framework: have your say

Share your feedback on a proposed framework for the National Quantum Strategy. Submissions are welcome until 5 November 2022.
Sep 2022

Australian Government to revitalise our science priorities

The Australian Government has announced plans to refresh Australia’s Science and Research Priorities and National Science Statement.
Sep 2022

The state of STEM gender equity in 2022

We’ve updated the STEM Equity Monitor with the latest data on women and girls’ participation in STEM.
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6 October 2022

Future You STEM careers website launched

Future You is an evidence-based website that aims to inspire children towards a career in STEM.
5 October 2022

National Quantum Strategy proposed framework: have your say

Share your feedback on a proposed framework for the National Quantum Strategy. Submissions are welcome until 5 November 2022.
4 October 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic is making more young people interested in STEM

38% of young people have reconsidered their study and career options as a direct result of COVID-19.
4 October 2022 Office of the Chief Economist

Australia’s resource and energy exports forecast to reach $450 billion

Australia’s resource and energy exports are forecast to reach a new record of $450 billion in 2022–23, boosted by global energy shortages and the lower Australian dollar
4 October 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

World space week event: space and sustainability virtual student panel

The theme of World Space Week is space and sustainability.
30 September 2022

Startup Year: kickstarting the next generation of Australian entrepreneurs

Have your say on the development of the Startup Year program – a joint initiative between our department and the Department of Education. Consultations close 15 November 2022.
30 September 2022

New head of Questacon appointed

Sydney science and conservation leader Jo White has been appointed the Director of Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre.
29 September 2022

Government announces extra gas supply to avoid shortfall forecast

The Australian Government has secured gas supply commitments from the east coast gas exporters.
28 September 2022

A perspective on the financial system through COVID and beyond

Secretary Quinn delivered the Shann Memorial Lecture at the University of Western Australia
27 September 2022

Australian Government to revitalise our science priorities

The Australian Government has announced plans to refresh Australia’s Science and Research Priorities and National Science Statement.
26 September 2022

National Quantum Advisory Committee to strengthen Australia’s quantum industry

The committee will provide expert advice to bolster Australia as a quantum leader.
26 September 2022

PERUMIN to showcase Australia’s METS industry

The Australian Government is supporting our mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector at Peru’s annual mining conference.