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Dec 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Have your say on the future of Australia’s critical minerals

We are seeking responses to a discussion paper that will help shape a new strategy for Australia’s critical minerals. Have your say by 3 February 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.
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.

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Dec 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Have your say on the future of Australia’s critical minerals

We are seeking responses to a discussion paper that will help shape a new strategy for Australia’s critical minerals. Have your say by 3 February 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.
Nov 2022 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Industry Innovation and Science Australia releases latest annual report

Find out about Industry Innovation and Science Australia’s activities and performance for 2021–22.
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.
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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.
24 October 2019 Australian SKA Office

SKA gathers speed

Preparations for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope gained momentum this week.