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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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10 June 2022 Australian Space Agency

Robotics and Automation on Earth and in Space Roadmap webinar: pitch your organisation

The Australian Space Agency is calling for expressions of interest to pitch at an upcoming Robotics and Automation public webinar.
4 April 2022 Australian Space Agency

G’day Moon: Australia’s boldest adventure yet

The Australian Space Agency’s new campaign to promote Australia’s first lunar mission.
1 April 2022 Australian Space Agency

Proposed changes to space and high power rocket activities: have your say

We are seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Space (Launches and Returns) (General) Rules 2019 and Space (Launches and Returns) (High Power Rocket) Rules 2019.
22 March 2022 Australian Space Agency

Investment to help Australian businesses tap into India’s booming space industry

A $25 million expansion of the International Space Investment (ISI) initiative will unlock opportunities for Australian businesses and researchers to work with India’s space industry.
3 March 2022 Australian Space Agency

Keeping Australia’s space sector soaring

The Australian Government is cementing Australia as a leading space nation in the region, with a range of new investments and reforms.
24 January 2022 Australian Space Agency

Robotics and Automation on Earth and in Space Roadmap 2021-2030

The Australian Space Agency has released its third roadmap, Robotics and Automation on Earth and in Space.
7 December 2021 Australian Space Agency

Moon to Mars: Trailblazer program now open

Up to $50 million is available for Australian businesses and researchers to develop and build a small rover which will head to the Moon with NASA as early as 2026.
6 December 2021 Australian Space Agency

Southern Space Symposium: speech by Enrico Palermo

Head of the Australian Space Agency Enrico Palermo gave an address at the National Press Club as part of the Space Industry Association of Australia’s Southern Space Symposium on 29 November 2021.
29 November 2021 Australian Space Agency

Australian Space Agency releases Earth Observation from Space roadmap

The Australian Space Agency has released its second roadmap, Earth Observation from Space.
13 October 2021 Australian Space Agency

Headed to the moon: the Trailblazer program and NASA space act agreement

Australia is heading to the Moon. The Australian Government reached an agreement with NASA for a small Australian-made “foundation services rover” to be included in a future mission.
8 September 2021 Australian Space Agency

First commercial rocket launch under updated Space (Launches and Returns) Act

The Australian Space Agency has given regulatory approval for a commercial rocket launch to take place from a newly licensed launch facility.
19 July 2021 Australian Space Agency

Australia’s second launch facility licence granted

The Australian Space Agency has granted Australia’s second launch facility licence, for Southern Launch’s facility in Whalers Way, South Australia.