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Feb 2023

National Battery Strategy: have your say

We are seeking feedback on how to boost Australia’s battery industries. Consultation closes 3 March 2023.
Dec 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: have your say

Have your say in shaping the design of the Australian Government’s National Reconstruction Fund.
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.

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Feb 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Critical Minerals Development Program: virtual information session replay

We’ve published a recording and transcript of the virtual information session for the Critical Minerals Development Program that took place on 25 January 2023.
Feb 2023 Australian Space Agency

ACSER upgrades satellite receiver for new applications

The University of New South Wales has produced an advanced satellite receiver that accepts GPS and Galileo signals. This locally developed technology could play an important role in Australia’s space future.
Feb 2023

National Battery Strategy: have your say

We are seeking feedback on how to boost Australia’s battery industries. Consultation closes 3 March 2023.
Feb 2023 Australian Space Agency

New space antenna set to transform Australian satellite communications

The University of Tasmania, in partnership with the Australian Space Agency, has unveiled a new sophisticated communications antenna. This major infrastructure will allow new research and commercial opportunities fo...
Feb 2023 Australian Space Agency

Wearable sock to improve human spaceflight health

The University of Canberra has created a wearable sock to counter the effects of microgravity on the human body. This innovation could reduce risk of injuries for astronauts, athletes and older persons.
Jan 2023 Australian Space Discovery Centre

"Twinkle little star”: Early Space Tracking in Australia

Join us in-centre or online on Saturday, 6th May 2023 at 2pm ACDST
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.
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12 January 2023

Closing soon: nominations for the 2023 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

There is one month left to nominate a scientist, innovator or science, mathematics, or technology teacher for their inspiring achievements in your community.
23 December 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.
19 December 2022 Major Projects Facilitation Agency

Offshore windfarm development awarded Major Project Status

The Australian Government has awarded the Star of the South windfarm Major Project Status. This provides the project with tailored facilitation services to assist with and navigate regulatory challenges.
19 December 2022 Office of the Chief Economist

Australia’s resource and energy exports forecast to reach $459 billion

Australia’s resource and energy exports are forecast to reach a new record of $459 billion in 2022–23, driven by global energy shortages and the lower Australian dollar.
16 December 2022 National Measurement Institute

International measurement standard for water meters: have your say

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is seeking feedback on the OIML R 49 international measurement standard for water meters. Consultation closes 9 February 2023.
16 December 2022

Team Australia receives top award at 10th Innovation Leaders Summit

A cohort of 23 Australian startups secured the most meetings out of all overseas institutions that participated in the summit to win this award.
13 December 2022

New committee to help shape Australia’s robotics sector

The newly appointed National Robotics Strategy Advisory Committee will support our department to develop a national robotics strategy.
9 December 2022

mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility commences construction in Melbourne

Construction of Australia’s first mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility has begun, with ground broken on the facility’s site in Melbourne.
8 December 2022 National Measurement Institute

Annual trade measurement report released after COVID-19 disruptions

The National Measurement Institute has released its compliance report for 2021–22.
6 December 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: virtual consultation sessions

Registrations for virtual consultation sessions are now closed. Watch the virtual consultation presentation.
6 December 2022 Australian SKA Office

Construction begins on SKA telescopes in Australia and South Africa

We celebrated the turning of the soil in remote Western Australia to mark the milestone.
5 December 2022

Nominate now for the 2023 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

Help us uncover outstanding achievers in the community by nominating them for one of the 2023 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science.