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Nov 2022

The 2022 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science have been announced!

The Australian science and science teaching community have come together in Canberra to celebrate the contributions of the country’s leading scientists, innovators and science teachers.
Nov 2022 Australian SKA Office

Sharing the sky and stars

We celebrated an indigenous land use agreement for the site of the Australian SKA telescope.
Nov 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Latest round of community grants announced for Kimba community

Nineteen projects worth $2 million have received funding under the Community Benefit Program.

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Nov 2022

Australian Government continues support for rehabilitating Ranger Uranium Mine

The government has passed a bill to ensure the mine operator can finish rehabilitating the site.
Nov 2022 National Measurement Institute

Landmark anniversary for Australia’s measurement system

Australia celebrates a special measurement event: the 75th anniversary of our nation joining the Metre Treaty.
Nov 2022

Upskilling and diversifying Australia’s cyber security workforce

Eighteen projects have been awarded funding to improve the quality, quantity and diversity of Australia’s cyber security workforce.
Nov 2022

Elevate program awards 50 scholarships to women in STEM of diverse backgrounds

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering announced the first 50 scholarship recipients for the Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM program.
Nov 2022

Review puts spotlight on diversity in STEM

The diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector review will evaluate current programs and ways to improve participation of underrepresented groups.
Nov 2022

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith reappointed as the Women in STEM Ambassador

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith has been reappointed as the Women in STEM Ambassador for a third term to November 2023. Read about her achievements and plans for her third term.
Nov 2022

Our 2022 APS employee census results

The 2022 APS employee census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
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14 November 2022 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

AAT decision on Moreton Resources Ltd and IISA

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has handed down its decision in Moreton Resources Ltd and Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA)
28 October 2022 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Review shows venture capital tax concessions help grow the industry

Read the final report of the joint Treasury and Industry Innovation and Science Australia review.
27 July 2021 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Review of venture capital tax concessions: have your say

The consultation to review of the venture capital tax concessions is now open.
21 October 2020 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Industry Innovation and Science Australia: making science and technology work for industry

The Australia Government has announced the newly named Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA) and 5 new board members.
7 February 2020 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Farewell to outgoing CEO of Innovation and Science Australia

The Chair of Innovation and Science Australia (ISA), Mr Andrew Stevens, today paid tribute to outgoing CEO Dr Charlie Day, who marks the end of his appointment with ISA on 14 February.
6 February 2020 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Australian innovation at the dawn of the ‘20s

Dr Charlie Day, CEO of Innovation and Science Australia, delivered this speech at the Commencement Dinner of the Victorian Division of the Academy of Technology and Engineering.
9 November 2018 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Thank you to the outgoing Chair of Innovation and Science Australia

Dr Alan Finkel AO, Chief Scientist and Interim Chair of Innovation and Science Australia, acknowledges the outstanding contributions made by inaugural Chair, Bill Ferris AC.
1 November 2018 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

There is an innovation dividend in rescuing the Great Barrier Reef

Bill Ferris AC, Chair of Innovation and Science Australia, published this opinion piece in the Australian Financial Review.
29 June 2018 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Innovation and Science Australia welcomes launch of the Global Talent Scheme pilot to support high-g...

Innovation and Science Australia has today welcomed the launch of the Australian Government’s Global Talent Scheme pilot which will help Australian businesses and start-ups to have improved access to highly skilled talent from overseas.
22 May 2018 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Innovation and Science Australia welcomes Australian Government’s response to Australia 2030: Prospe...

The Chair of Innovation and Science Australia (ISA), Mr Bill Ferris AC, has today welcomed the Australian Government’s release of its response to ISA’s strategic report Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation (the 2030 Plan), which follows on from several related announcements in the 2018 Federal Budget.
20 March 2018 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Innovation and Science Australia welcomes Global Talent Scheme to stimulate talent attraction and sk...

Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) commends the Australian Government on its announcement of a Global Talent Scheme visa class to attract highly skilled talent to Australia.
31 January 2018 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

You have to be bold to innovate

This opinion piece written by Saul Singer was published in the Australian Financial Review.