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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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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.
6 September 2019 Australian SKA Office

A look inside Astronomer-at-large Fred Watson’s Astronomy in Australia newsletter

Our Astronomy in Australia newsletter shares news, commentary and events from the world of astronomy, including updates from the Australian Square Kilometre Array and optical astronomy teams.