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Dec 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.
Dec 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: have your say

Have your say in shaping the design of the Australian Government’s National Reconstruction Fund.
Nov 2022

The 2022 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science have been announced!

The Australian science and science teaching community have come together in Canberra to celebrate the contributions of the country’s leading scientists, innovators and science teachers.

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Dec 2022

mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility commences construction in Melbourne

Construction of Australia’s first mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility has begun, with ground broken on the facility’s site in Melbourne.
Dec 2022 National Measurement Institute

Annual trade measurement report released after COVID-19 disruptions

The National Measurement Institute has released its compliance report for 2021–22.
Dec 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: register for a virtual consultation session

You can now register for a virtual session as part of the National Reconstruction Fund (NRF) consultation.
Dec 2022 Australian SKA Office

Construction begins on SKA telescopes in Australia and South Africa

We celebrated the turning of the soil in remote Western Australia to mark the milestone.
Dec 2022

Nominate now for the 2023 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

Help us uncover outstanding achievers in the community by nominating them for one of the 2023 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science.
Dec 2022

Fifteen years of the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund

Look back on 15 years of science and research collaboration supported by the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF). A new round of funding under the AISRF will open in early 2023.
Dec 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Apollo 17 - 50th Anniversary: How Australia supported Apollo

Join us in-centre or online on Sunday, 18th December at 1pm (ACDT)
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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.
27 May 2021 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Radioactive waste briefing for nuclear medicine specialists

Seven of Australia’s top nuclear medicine professionals have been briefed on ANSTO’s plans to manage radioactive waste.