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Jun 2024

Net zero sector plans for industry, resources and the built environment

We are developing plans to help major sectors transition to a net zero economy. These will support the Australian Government’s Net Zero Plan.
May 2024 Office of National Rail Industry Coordination

Finding rolling stock procurement projects just got easier

This data provides visibility of present and future rolling stock procurement across Australia.
May 2024

Critical tech funding to solve some of Australia’s most significant challenges

$36 million Critical Technologies Challenge Program (CTCP) invites solutions to market-led challenges in energy, medical, autonomous systems and resources. Applications close 2 July 2024.
May 2024

Helping small businesses through new Industry Growth Program grant opportunities

Industry Growth Program grant opportunities are now open for innovative startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

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Jun 2024

LAVO’s hydrogen batteries are leading the renewable energy transition

The company is unlocking the full potential of renewables with support from the Research and Development Tax Incentive.
Jun 2024

Strengthening safety for offshore oil and gas workers

The Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Safety and Other Measures) Act 2024 has passed into law.
Jun 2024 National Measurement Institute

Australia renews measurement cooperation with China

Australia’s National Measurement Institute (NMI) renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China’s National Institute of Metrology (NIM).
Jun 2024 National Measurement Institute

Non-automatic weighing instruments international standard: have your say

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is seeking feedback on the revision of the first committee draft of OIML R 76. Submissions close 19 July 2024.
Jun 2024

Net zero sector plans for industry, resources and the built environment

We are developing plans to help major sectors transition to a net zero economy. These will support the Australian Government’s Net Zero Plan.
Jun 2024

Australia and the European Union to deepen digital relationship

The European Union and Australia held a dialogue to strengthen ties on priority digital and technology issues.
Jun 2024

Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive 2019–20 and 2020–21 impact assessment: have your say

We’re seeking feedback on the performance and effectiveness of the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) rounds of 2019-20 and 2020-21. Give your feedback until 12 July 2024.

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15 May 2023

Business Research and Innovation Initiative: final challenge submissions open

Australian Government agencies are invited to submit a challenge for the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) renewables and low emissions round.
6 July 2021

BizLab Academy now available through APS Academy

The BizLab Academy HCD 1.01 training program has been handed over to the APS Academy.
8 January 2021

A look back at Innovation Month 2020

Innovation Month 2020 was the last event and our department is proud to have brought it to you. We’ve compiled our top takeaways and videos.
8 January 2021

Tools for innovation in the Australian public sector

Innovators need the right tools. We’ve selected some of the best toolkits for public sector innovation and transformation.
8 January 2021

Research on innovation in the Australian public sector

Some of the most useful research on public sector innovation in Australia and around the world over the past few years.
4 December 2020

A festive wrap-up of innovation gifts

We’ve wrapped up this year’s public sector innovation network stories and themes for you.
20 November 2020

Skills and mindsets for the new abnormal

From bushfires and pandemics, to economic and social aftershocks, the public sector is also having to come to grips with a new normal that is anything but.
6 November 2020

Word to the wise: your forms could be WISER

If you have to interact with government, you’ll probs have to fill out a form. BETA shared how they make these forms a bit WISER…
23 October 2020

Agile is not a dirty word

Chances are, sometime in the last decade, you’ve probably heard someone telling you you need to be more ‘agile’, but what does that even mean?
23 October 2020

Want to go Agile? Here’s how

Agile project management is a super helpful way to organise your thoughts and work practices. Here's a quick explainer that breaks down the basics.
2 October 2020

Bad meetings begone!

It’s a truth, universally acknowledged, that a team with a meeting is in want of a facilitator. Or at least it should be.
18 September 2020

Don’t reinvent the hoop

In government we ask people to jump through lots of hoops. We learnt how some of these were thrown away using APIs.