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Nov 2023

Country of origin labelling for seafood is coming to hospitality

Consumer ministers have voted to introduce mandatory seafood labelling in hospitality venues.
Nov 2023 Office of National Rail Industry Coordination

Getting our rail manufacturing industry back on track

We’ve developed a strategy with stakeholders to grow Australia’s rail manufacturing sector.
Nov 2023

Australia signs international declaration on AI safety

The Bletchley Declaration commits to the safe, ethical and responsible development of artificial intelligence (AI).
Nov 2023 Australian Space Agency

Competition to name Australia’s lunar rover

Australians have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to name an Aussie-built rover that will go to the Moon. Voting on 4 shortlisted names is now open.

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Dec 2023

$17 million to boost AI adoption by SMEs

The AI Adopt Program will fund centres to help Australian businesses adopt artificial intelligence (AI). Applications close 29 January 2024.
Dec 2023

2024 Elevate Program offers more than 100 scholarships to boost diversity in STEM

Scholarships are availbile for women and non-binary people to access more opportunities in STEM
Dec 2023

Women and girls in STEM: Kiowa Scott-Hurley

Kiowa Scott-Hurley shares her experiences with art, coding, supercomputing and navigating the STEM workplace as a queer Aboriginal woman with a chronic illness.
Dec 2023

Help create Australia’s Centre for Quantum Growth

$18.5 million in grant funding is available to help grow Australia’s quantum industry. Applications close 24 January 2024.
Nov 2023 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA) releases 2022–23 annual report

Find out about IISA’s activities and performance over the last financial year.
Nov 2023

Our 2023 APS Employee Census results

The 2023 APS Employee Census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
Nov 2023 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

New insights on barriers to innovation highlight Australia’s missing band of medium-sized businesses

Improving Australia’s capacity to be resilient and to grow the economy requires more innovative small businesses scaling up.
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29 November 2023

Our 2023 APS Employee Census results

The 2023 APS Employee Census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
20 October 2023

Read our 2022–23 annual report

The report outlines our work and performance for the last financial year.
1 September 2023

Announcing our 2023–24 corporate plan

Read about the department’s strategic direction in our latest corporate plan.
10 May 2023

Announcing the 2023–24 Budget

The 2023–24 Budget includes measures to revitalise Australian industry, strengthen the resources sector, support the transition to net zero and make the most of new and emerging technologies. Find out how investments in our portfolio will help drive the Australian Government’s agenda.
6 April 2023

Embedding reconciliation in our work

We’ve released our latest Reconciliation Action Plan to guide our work over the next 3 years.
8 March 2023

Ready to take the next step in your career? Exciting opportunities for graduates now open

If you’re looking for an opportunity to build and embed the skills you have gained during university, apply now for our graduate programs. Applications close 16 April 2023.
24 November 2022

Our 2022 APS employee census results

The 2022 APS employee census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
27 October 2022

Announcing our Annual report 2021–22

Read about our work and performance for the 2021–22 financial year.
25 October 2022

Announcing 2022-­23 October Budget

The Australian Government’s 2022-­23 October Budget includes measures to revitalise Australian industry and strengthen our economic resilience.
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.