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Aug 2022

Government and business partner to establish mRNA production in Australia

The Australian Government, Moderna and the Victorian Government have finalised partnership arrangements to establish an mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility at Monash University in Melbourne.
Aug 2022

2022 update to the List of critical technologies in the national interest: have your say

The 63 technologies identified in the list are current and emerging technologies with the capacity to significantly enhance or pose risk to our national interest.
Aug 2022

Celebrating National Science Week 2022

We’re celebrating National Science Week 2022 from Saturday, 13 August to Sunday, 21 August.
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

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.
Sep 2022

National Quantum Advisory Committee to strengthen Australia’s quantum industry

The committee will provide expert advice to bolster Australia as a quantum leader.
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6 September 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

ARWA updates Australia’s national inventory of radioactive waste

The Australian Radioactive Waste Agency has updated the national inventory of radioactive waste for the first time since 2018.
8 April 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

International call for radioactive waste specialists to consider roles in Australia

The Australian Radioactive Waste Agency (ARWA) is seeking expressions of interest for a range of exciting new positions now available in Adelaide in South Australia.
17 February 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Sponsorship applications are now open for Kimba community activities

Could you use a helping hand to hold an activity for the Kimba community? The Australian Radioactive Waste Agency is offering sponsorship up to $2,000.
29 November 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Minister declares Napandee as the site for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility

The Minister for Resources and Water, the Hon Keith Pitt MP, has declared part of the land at Napandee as the site for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility (NRWMF).
17 November 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

New round of community grants for the Kimba community

Another $2 million in grants will be available in December to support infrastructure projects and new services that will drive economic and social benefits for Kimba and the surrounding region.
26 October 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

ARWA appoints its first CEO

Mr Usher has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Radioactive Waste Agency (ARWA).
11 August 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

National Radioactive Waste Management Facility site declaration: have your say

A National Radioactive Waste Management Facility is one step closer, following the decision to issue an intention to declare Napandee near Kimba as the proposed site for the facility.
23 June 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Legislation confirms future of Australia’s nuclear industry

The Parliament of Australia has passed the legislation for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.
27 May 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Radioactive waste briefing for nuclear medicine specialists

Seven of Australia’s top nuclear medicine professionals have been briefed on ANSTO’s plans to manage radioactive waste.
1 April 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

New Technical General Manager for the Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Mr David Osborn has joined the Australian Radioactive Waste Agency as its new General Manager – Technical and Safety.
22 December 2020 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

$4 million in new community grant funding for regional South Australian communities

Around 35 projects in regional South Australia will share in a $4 million Australian Government investment through the Community Benefit Program (CBP).
18 December 2020 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

New engineering partner to assist with design on radioactive waste facility

The Australian Government is calling on suitably qualified engineering companies to help design Australia’s new National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.