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Jun 2023

Responsible AI in Australia: have your say

We want to hear your views on how the Australian Government can support the safe and responsible use of AI. Submissions close 26 July 2023.
May 2023

Australia’s vision and priorities for critical technologies

The Critical Technologies Statement is now available. It shows how the government supports critical technologies and will seize their opportunities while managing the risks.
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.
May 2023

2023 offshore greenhouse gas storage acreage release: have your say

We are seeking feedback on areas proposed for the 2023 offshore greenhouse gas (GHG) storage acreage release. Submissions are welcome until 30 June.

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Jun 2023

Responsible AI in Australia: have your say

We want to hear your views on how the Australian Government can support the safe and responsible use of AI. Submissions close 26 July 2023.
May 2023

Northern Endeavour decommissioning phases 2 and 3: request for proposals

We’re approaching the market soon to request proposals for our next decommissioning phases. Register on the AusTender website to be notified when the phases 2 and 3 request for proposal is released.
May 2023 Office of the Chief Economist

Independent evaluation shows benefits of Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII)

An evaluation by the Nous Group found the program is good for businesses, the Australian Government and the economy.
May 2023

Almost $5 million in grants to support innovative RegTech solutions

Five Australian companies share $4,999,340 in grants from the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII). Funding is from the BRII Regulatory Technology (RegTech) round.
May 2023 Australian Space Agency

Navigating distant frontiers with AI and quantum technology

A new system from Advanced Navigation will help spacecraft find their way through the gruelling future of space exploration.
May 2023

Powering Australia Industry Growth Centre grant: expression of interest

We are running a competitive grant process to select an entity to deliver the new centre. Grant guidelines are now available. We are accepting expressions of interest.
May 2023

Get inspired! National Science Week 2023 grants announced

32 innovative public science engagement projects will share in nearly $500,000 as part of Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.

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10 May 2023

Announcing the 2023–24 Budget

The 2023–24 Budget includes measures to revitalise Australian industry, strengthen the resources sector, support the transition to net zero and make the most of new and emerging technologies. Find out how investments in our portfolio will help drive the Australian Government’s agenda.
6 April 2023

Embedding reconciliation in our work

We’ve released our latest Reconciliation Action Plan to guide our work over the next 3 years.
8 March 2023

Ready to take the next step in your career? Exciting opportunities for graduates now open

If you’re looking for an opportunity to build and embed the skills you have gained during university, apply now for our graduate programs. Applications close 16 April 2023.
24 November 2022

Our 2022 APS employee census results

The 2022 APS employee census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
27 October 2022

Announcing our Annual report 2021–22

Read about our work and performance for the 2021–22 financial year.
25 October 2022

Announcing 2022-­23 October Budget

The Australian Government’s 2022-­23 October Budget includes measures to revitalise Australian industry and strengthen our economic resilience.
30 September 2022

New head of Questacon appointed

Sydney science and conservation leader Jo White has been appointed the Director of Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre.
28 September 2022

A perspective on the financial system through COVID and beyond

Secretary Quinn delivered the Shann Memorial Lecture at the University of Western Australia
1 July 2022

Machinery of Government (MoG) changes to our department from 1 July 2022

The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is now the Department of Industry, Science and Resources. Read about the changes and find links to the new Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water.
24 June 2022

Statement about the Entrepreneurs’ Programme performance audit

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has tabled the performance audit for the procurement of delivery partners for the Entrepreneurs' Programme.
11 April 2022

2022 caretaker arrangements

The Australian Government is now operating under Caretaker Conventions.
1 April 2022

Announcing Budget 2022–23

The 2022–23 Budget includes measures to secure our economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and set Australia up for the future.