Science and technology news
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.