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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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21 November 2022

Evaluating Australian Industry Participation (AIP) policy

We’re undertaking an impact evaluation of AIP policy. We’re examining the AIP policy’s effectiveness in meeting its intended objectives, including its impacts and outcomes.
27 October 2022 Office of National Rail Industry Coordination

Announcing the Office of National Rail Industry Coordination

The Office of National Rail Industry Coordination will lead a national and coordinated approach to strengthen Australia’s rail manufacturing.
31 August 2022

Industry Capability Network (ICN) Tasmania is helping Tasmanian companies find work

The network is helping Tasmanian businesses win contracts on major government and civil projects across the defence, construction, mining, oil and gas, rail and manufacturing sectors.
19 July 2021

Industry Capability Network (ICN) launches new gateway to boost Australian industry

Industry Capability Network (ICN) Limited has relaunched the ICN Gateway. If you’re an SME looking to expand your business, register your details on ICN Gateway.
26 February 2021

Local industry capability register for Melbourne, SE Queensland and Townsville

Local industry capability register on the way for Melbourne, SE Queensland and Townsville businesses.
18 January 2019 Australian Industry Participation Authority

Report on the review of the Australian Jobs Act

We have released a report that reviews the operation of the Jobs Act, which requires developers of major projects worth $500 million or more to provide opportunities for Australian industry.