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Nov 2023

Country of origin labelling for seafood is coming to hospitality

Consumer ministers have voted to introduce mandatory seafood labelling in hospitality venues.
Nov 2023 Office of National Rail Industry Coordination

Getting our rail manufacturing industry back on track

We’ve developed a strategy with stakeholders to grow Australia’s rail manufacturing sector.
Nov 2023

Australia signs international declaration on AI safety

The Bletchley Declaration commits to the safe, ethical and responsible development of artificial intelligence (AI).
Nov 2023 Australian Space Agency

Competition to name Australia’s lunar rover

Australians have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to name an Aussie-built rover that will go to the Moon. Voting on 4 shortlisted names is now open.

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Dec 2023

$17 million to boost AI adoption by SMEs

The AI Adopt Program will fund centres to help Australian businesses adopt artificial intelligence (AI). Applications close 29 January 2024.
Dec 2023

2024 Elevate Program offers more than 100 scholarships to boost diversity in STEM

Scholarships are availbile for women and non-binary people to access more opportunities in STEM
Dec 2023

Women and girls in STEM: Kiowa Scott-Hurley

Kiowa Scott-Hurley shares her experiences with art, coding, supercomputing and navigating the STEM workplace as a queer Aboriginal woman with a chronic illness.
Dec 2023

Help create Australia’s Centre for Quantum Growth

$18.5 million in grant funding is available to help grow Australia’s quantum industry. Applications close 24 January 2024.
Nov 2023 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA) releases 2022–23 annual report

Find out about IISA’s activities and performance over the last financial year.
Nov 2023

Our 2023 APS Employee Census results

The 2023 APS Employee Census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
Nov 2023 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

New insights on barriers to innovation highlight Australia’s missing band of medium-sized businesses

Improving Australia’s capacity to be resilient and to grow the economy requires more innovative small businesses scaling up.

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6 October 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Australia drives global critical minerals policy at international summit

Ministers, industry leaders and civil society meet in Paris to galvanise action on global critical minerals supply chains.
3 October 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Australia and France sign bilateral agreement on critical minerals

The Bilateral Dialogue on Critical Minerals signals stronger cooperation between the 2 countries.
27 July 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Australia’s Critical Minerals List: have your say

We want to hear your thoughts on updating our list of critical minerals. Submissions close 17 August 2023
20 June 2023 Critical Minerals Office

New Critical Minerals Strategy to shape Australia’s clean energy future

The strategy supports the transition to net zero while growing our critical minerals and downstream processing industries.
18 May 2023 Critical Minerals Office

13 projects awarded funding to grow our critical minerals industry

The Australian Government has awarded nearly $50 million worth of grants under the Critical Minerals Development Program.
11 April 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Australia and Germany collaborate on critical minerals study

New study will support Australia’s commitment to achieve net zero by 2050.
4 April 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Australia and UK sign statement of intent to support critical minerals sector

Australia and the UK have agreed to develop international critical minerals supply chains and support net zero targets.
7 February 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Critical Minerals Development Program: virtual information session replay

We’ve published a recording and transcript of the virtual information session for the Critical Minerals Development Program that took place on 25 January 2023.
17 January 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Critical Minerals Development Program grants now open

Australian businesses and state or territory governments can apply for a co-funded grant of up to $30 million to support early and mid-stage critical minerals projects.
2 December 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.
21 October 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Our commitment to developing Australia’s critical minerals sector

The Critical Minerals Development Program will develop our local industry and support our transition to net zero.
21 October 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Critical Minerals Strategy refresh: register your interest

Register your interest in the refresh of Australia’s Critical Minerals Strategy by 2 December 2022.