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May 2024

New strategy outlines the future role of gas for Australia

The Future Gas Strategy is the Australian Government’s policy approach to gas supply, demand and emissions reduction over the medium and long-term.
May 2024

Helping small businesses through new Industry Growth Program grant opportunities

Industry Growth Program grant opportunities are now open for innovative startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Apr 2024

Grants to support community and economic priorities through collaborative research

Round 16 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grant is now open. Applications close 5 June.
Apr 2024

New plan to support Australian medical manufacturing

The plan will inform investment and other actions for manufacturing in this priority area of the economy.

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May 2024 National Measurement Institute

World Metrology Day: measure today for a sustainable tomorrow

Find out how the National Measurement Institute is supporting Australia’s push towards cleaner energy sources.
May 2024 Critical Minerals Office

Investments to capitalise on Australia’s critical minerals and the global clean energy transition

As part of the 2024-25 May Budget, the Australian Government announced it will invest in a range of measures to secure our critical minerals processing industries.
May 2024

Investments to map Australian resources that will power our future prosperity

As part of the 2024-25 May Budget, the Australian Government announced it will fund Geoscience Australia to accelerate the discovery of critical minerals, ground water and other resources necessary for the net zero...
May 2024

Announcing the 2024–25 May Budget

The 2024–25 Budget includes measures to secure Australian industry, science and resources. Read an overview of our portfolio’s commitments.
May 2024

Martians and dinosaurs headlining National Science Week 2024

Thirty-two public science projects will share in $500,000 as part of Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.
May 2024 National Measurement Institute

Whole foods and health food audit to provide fair measure for consumers

National Measurement Institute (NMI) trade measurement officers will visit around 400 food retailers from 13-17 May 2024.
May 2024

Science grants for Aussie students to build Lego robots, write code and monitor Murray Cod

132 grants between $1,500 and $15,000 awarded to schools, community groups and organisations across Australia to encourage careers in STEM.
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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.
7 November 2022 Australian SKA Office

Sharing the sky and stars

We celebrated an indigenous land use agreement for the site of the Australian SKA telescope.
19 October 2021 Australian SKA Office

Watch the SKA telescope livestream from the World Expo in Dubai

Do you want to learn more about SKA, the world’s largest and most capable radio telescopes? Join the online presentation at the World Expo in Dubai on Thursday 21 October.
17 August 2021 Australian SKA Office

Take a virtual tour of Australia’s SKA telescope site

Scientists and engineers from over 20 countries have been designing the world’s largest and most capable radio telescope. Take a tour!
26 July 2021 Australian SKA Office

Commercialising technology developed for the Australian SKA Pathfinder

Quasar Satellite Technologies is commercialising multi-beam technology to meet booming demand for satellite ground stations. CSIRO developed the technology for its ASKAP radio telescope, a precursor to the SKA.
16 July 2021 Australian SKA Office

SKA Project Director’s Update: July 2021

One of the many compelling things about the SKA project is that it will create new opportunities for a broad range of Australian businesses, each with something unique to contribute.
15 April 2021 Australian SKA Office

SKA Project Director's Update – April 2021

Australian SKA Executive Manager Ben Scandrett shares the latest developments on the SKA, including a $387 million investment from the Australian Government.
18 December 2020 Australian SKA Office

SKA Project Director's Update - December 2020

Australian SKA Project Director David Luchetti gives a rundown on developments in building the next generation of radio astronomy capability.
30 September 2020 Australian SKA Office

SKA Project Director's Update - September 2020

Australian SKA Project Director David Luchetti gives a rundown on developments in building the next generation of radio astronomy capability.
29 September 2020 Australian SKA Office

Australia is go for SKAO!

Australia has ratified the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) Convention, the final step in becoming a founding member of the SKA Observatory
31 March 2020 Australian SKA Office

SKA Project Director's Update - March 2020

David Luchetti shares the latest updates from the Australian Square Kilometre Array Office and international teams.
7 January 2020 Australian SKA Office

Australian SKA Project Director's Update – December 2019

David Luchetti shares the latest updates from the Australian Square Kilometre Array Office and international teams.