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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

Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism reform: have your say

The Australian Government is seeking feedback on reforms to the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM). Submissions close 23 February 2023.
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

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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 and research 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.
23 September 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Critical minerals projects receive $50 million

The Australian Government has committed $50 million to the critical minerals industry.