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Jan 2024

The Australian Government’s interim response to safe and responsible AI consultation

Find out how community feedback will influence regulation of AI in Australia.
Jan 2024

New grant funding round open for industry-led research collaborations

Applications are now open for round 25 of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants program.
Jan 2024

Grants of up to $15,000 available for young Aussies in STEM

The sponsorship grants fund young Australians to take part in virtual or in-person STEM events.
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.

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Feb 2024

Funding for solutions using renewables and low emissions

$7.5 million in BRII grants to boost small business innovation. Applications close 3 April 2024.
Feb 2024

$14 million to help Australian businesses manufacture renewable energy technologies

The Australian Government has named the recipient of the Powering Australia Industry Growth Centre grant following a competitive process in 2023.
Feb 2024 Critical Minerals Office

$40 million to support critical minerals projects in Australia

International Partnerships in Critical Minerals grants will provide co-funding for Australian projects. Applications now open.
Feb 2024

New expert group will help guide the future of safe and responsible AI in Australia

The temporary group is part of the Australian Government’s interim response to the safe and responsible AI consultation.
Feb 2024

Success stories for quantum in Australia

From quantum computing capital raises to quantum tech in space, here’s a round up of achievements from quantum leaders.
Feb 2024

Towards a global quantum ecosystem

Australia and other countries have been progressing the global quantum ecosystem as part of the Multilateral Dialogue on Quantum (MDQ).
Feb 2024

Australia and Singapore show compatibility between AI governance frameworks

We worked with Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and industry partners National Australian Bank (NAB) and Tookitaki to test both country’s AI ethics principles. The collaboration aimed to work...
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23 August 2023 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Decision on the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility (NRWMF) site

The Australian Government no longer intends to pursue the site near Kimba in South Australia for the facility.
2 November 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Latest round of community grants announced for Kimba community

Nineteen projects worth $2 million have received funding under the Community Benefit Program.
6 September 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

ARWA updates Australia’s national inventory of radioactive waste

The Australian Radioactive Waste Agency has updated the national inventory of radioactive waste for the first time since 2018.
8 April 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

International call for radioactive waste specialists to consider roles in Australia

The Australian Radioactive Waste Agency (ARWA) is seeking expressions of interest for a range of exciting new positions now available in Adelaide in South Australia.
17 February 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Sponsorship applications are now open for Kimba community activities

Could you use a helping hand to hold an activity for the Kimba community? The Australian Radioactive Waste Agency is offering sponsorship up to $2,000.
29 November 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Minister declares Napandee as the site for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility

The Minister for Resources and Water, the Hon Keith Pitt MP, has declared part of the land at Napandee as the site for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility (NRWMF).
17 November 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

New round of community grants for the Kimba community

Another $2 million in grants will be available in December to support infrastructure projects and new services that will drive economic and social benefits for Kimba and the surrounding region.
26 October 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

ARWA appoints its first CEO

Mr Usher has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Radioactive Waste Agency (ARWA).
3 September 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Australian Radioactive Waste Agency community conversation: health

A community conversation on health was held with representatives from Kimba’s Probus Club, Men’s Shed, Lions Club and Senior Citizen’s Club.
11 August 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

National Radioactive Waste Management Facility site declaration: have your say

A National Radioactive Waste Management Facility is one step closer, following the decision to issue an intention to declare Napandee near Kimba as the proposed site for the facility.
11 August 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Australian Radioactive Waste Agency community conversation: economic development

A community conversation on economic development was held with councillors and staff from the District Council of Kimba.
23 June 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Legislation confirms future of Australia’s nuclear industry

The Parliament of Australia has passed the legislation for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.