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May 2024

Four new centres to help Australian businesses adopt AI

The Australian Government announced funding recipients for the $17 million AI Adopt Program.
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

Australia and the EU 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.
Jun 2024

With thanks, we farewell the Women in STEM Ambassador

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith has worked across business, education and government to increase the participation of women and girls in STEM. Read about her contribution and achievements.
Jun 2024

Investments to position Australia as a world leader in green metals production

As part of the 2024-25 May Budget, the Australian Government announced it will invest in measures to help decarbonise iron, steel, alumina and aluminium.
May 2024

Building an Australian green metals industry: have your say

Tell us about barriers and opportunities to producing green metals in Australia. Consultation is open until 14 July 2024.
May 2024 Critical Minerals Office

Australia and the European Union partner up on critical minerals

Australia and the EU’s new bilateral agreement will open up new opportunities to work together on critical minerals to accelerate the transition to net zero.
May 2024

New strategy to build Australia’s robotics future

The Australian Government has published the first National Robotics Strategy to grow our robotics and automation ecosystem.
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22 March 2024

Building Ministers’ Meeting: Communiqué March 2024

Building Ministers made three significant decisions during the March session of the Building Ministers Meeting.
20 October 2023

Building Ministers’ Meeting: Communiqué October 2023

Commonwealth, State and Territory Building Ministers met today to discuss the next iteration of the National Construction Code and feedback received from industry.
9 June 2023

Building Ministers’ Meeting: Communiqué June 2023

Commonwealth, state and territory Building Ministers met today to ensure Australia’s buildings are fit for the changing climate and to discuss the issues facing the building industry.
26 August 2022

Building Ministers’ Meeting: Communiqué August 2022

Commonwealth, state and territory Building Ministers met today to discuss upgraded energy efficiency provisions for residential buildings, implementation and transition timeframes for the 2022 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC), the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) Business Plan, funding and Intergovernmental Agreement, and Board Appointments.
28 March 2022

Building Ministers’ Meeting: Communiqué March 2022

Commonwealth, state and territory Building Ministers met today to discuss residential energy efficiency and building readiness for emerging technologies and accessible housing provisions for the 2022 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) and the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) Strategic Plan 2022.  
26 November 2021

Building Ministers’ Meeting: Communiqué November 2021

Commonwealth, state and territory Building Ministers met today to discuss ongoing building and construction sector reform, including discussion of the Building Confidence National Framework.
29 September 2021

Report published: review of disability premises standards

We have published our latest review of disability premises standards
30 April 2021

Building Ministers’ Meeting: Communiqué April 2021

Commonwealth, state and territory Building Ministers met today to consider next steps on options to increase Australia’s stock of accessible housing and progress with the Building Confidence Reforms, including the National Registration Framework.
7 April 2021

2020 Premises standards review: webinar

We held a webinar about the 2020 review of the Disability (Access to Premises – Building) Standards 2010. Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Ben Gauntlett, introduced the review.
22 February 2021

Part 2 of the Disability Premises Standards review: have your say

Help us make sure people with disability, family members, carers and friends, have equal access to public buildings. Share your views by 30 April.
27 November 2020

Building Ministers' Meeting Communiqué: November 2020

Building Ministers met in November to discuss the important work the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is undertaking to support building and construction sector reform. Ministers agreed to the next steps to take this work forward.
21 September 2020

Disability access to buildings: have your say

We’re reviewing the law that ensures people with a disability, family members, carers and friends, have equal access to public buildings. Share your views by 30 November 2020.