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Aug 2022

Government and business partner to establish mRNA production in Australia

The Australian Government, Moderna and the Victorian Government have finalised partnership arrangements to establish an mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility at Monash University in Melbourne.
Aug 2022

2022 update to the List of critical technologies in the national interest: have your say

The 63 technologies identified in the list are current and emerging technologies with the capacity to significantly enhance or pose risk to our national interest.
Aug 2022

Celebrating National Science Week 2022

We’re celebrating National Science Week 2022 from Saturday, 13 August to Sunday, 21 August.
Aug 2022 National Measurement Institute

New compliance plan to build confidence in trade measurement

The National Measurement Institute's latest compliance plan helps support confidence in trade measurement.
Aug 2022 National Measurement Institute

Showcasing National Measurement Institute scientists this National Science Week

Hear from our experts about why science matters and what they love about working in measurement science.
Aug 2022 National Measurement Institute

2022 Metrology Awards: a special celebration for National Science Week

Join the National Measurement Institute online on 16 August to recognise outstanding achievements in measurement. Vote for the winner of the People’s Choice Award through live voting.

Mining, oil and gas news

Sep 2022

PERUMIN to showcase Australia’s METS industry

The Australian Government is supporting our mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector at Peru’s annual mining conference.
Sep 2022

Critical minerals projects receive $50 million

The Australian Government has committed $50 million to the critical minerals industry.
Jul 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Delegation visit marks first milestone in Australia–India critical minerals partnership

The Critical Minerals Facilitation Office arranged the visit under the Australia–India Critical Minerals Investment Partnership.

Science, technology and innovation news

Sep 2022

Australian Government to revitalise our science priorities

The Australian Government has announced plans to refresh Australia’s Science and Research Priorities and National Science Statement.
Sep 2022

The state of STEM gender equity in 2022

We’ve updated the STEM Equity Monitor with the latest data on women and girls’ participation in STEM.
Sep 2022

National Quantum Advisory Committee to strengthen Australia’s quantum industry

The committee will provide expert advice to bolster Australia as a quantum leader.
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30 September 2022

New head of Questacon appointed

Sydney science and conservation leader Jo White has been appointed the Director of Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre.
28 September 2022

A perspective on the financial system through COVID and beyond

Secretary Quinn delivered the Shann Memorial Lecture at the University of Western Australia
1 July 2022

Machinery of Government (MoG) changes to our department from 1 July 2022

The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is now the Department of Industry, Science and Resources. Read about the changes and find links to the new Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water.
24 June 2022

Statement about the Entrepreneurs’ Programme performance audit

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has tabled the performance audit for the procurement of delivery partners for the Entrepreneurs' Programme.
11 April 2022

2022 caretaker arrangements

The Australian Government is now operating under Caretaker Conventions.
1 April 2022

Announcing Budget 2022–23

The 2022–23 Budget includes measures to secure our economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and set Australia up for the future.
7 March 2022

Tips for applying to the Graduate Development Program

Demonstrate you meet the capabilities we’re looking for in the Graduate Development Program. Follow these top tips when preparing your application.
30 November 2021

Our APS employee census results for 2021

The Australian Public Service (APS) employee census is an important process in collecting information about each departments’ workforce.
15 October 2021

Announcing our Annual Report 2020–21

Find out about our work and performance for the 2020–21 financial year.
26 August 2021

Announcing our Corporate Plan 2021–22

Find out more about the strategic direction of our department in our Corporate Plan 2021–22
16 July 2021

Our Data Strategy 2021–2024

Our new Data Strategy outlines how we will keep fostering a data-driven culture to ensure our work is supported by the best evidence.
11 May 2021

Announcing Budget 2021-22

Our portfolio will implement measures to drive a business-led recovery of Australia’s economy in response to the impacts of the pandemic.