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Mar 2024 Office of the Chief Economist

Resources and energy earnings to ease on weaker world demand

Commodity export earnings are expected to be $417 billion in 2023–24, around 10 per cent below 2022–23.
Feb 2024 Critical Minerals Office

$40 million to support critical minerals projects in Australia

International Partnerships in Critical Minerals grants will provide co-funding for Australian projects. Applications now open.
Feb 2024

$14 million to help Australian businesses manufacture renewable energy technologies

The Australian Government has named the recipient of the Powering Australia Industry Growth Centre grant following a competitive process in 2023.
Feb 2024

Funding for solutions using renewables and low emissions

$7.5 million in BRII grants to boost small business innovation. Applications close 18 April 2024.

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Apr 2024

Grants to support community and economic priorities through collaborative research

Round 16 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grant is now open. Applications close 5 June.
Apr 2024

Equality in STEM workplaces: Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Australia is the first Australian organisation to receive 3 SAGE Cygnet Awards for its inclusive and gender equitable workplace.
Apr 2024

Announcing our new people strategy

Want to know how we’re building a better future for all Australians? See our People strategy 2024–2026.
Apr 2024

New plan to support Australian medical manufacturing

The plan will inform investment and other actions for manufacturing in this priority area of the economy.
Apr 2024

Australia and UK welcome the inaugural Strategic Innovation Dialogue

Joint statement signals priorities for trade and innovation in renewable energy, manufacturing, science and research.
Apr 2024

Australia and the EU celebrate 30 years of scientific cooperation

Australia and the European Union came together in Brussels to celebrate 3 decades of research partnership.
Apr 2024

Success stories for quantum in Australia

From quantum computing capital raises to quantum tech in space, here’s a round up of achievements from Australia’s quantum sector.

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10 April 2024 National Measurement Institute

Your washing machine, quantum physics and the environment

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is using quantum principles to improve energy efficiency and reduce waste – starting with your home appliances.
15 March 2024 National Measurement Institute

NMI conducts audit of international foods and speciality items

National Measurement Institute (NMI) trade measurement inspectors are conducting audits of international food retailers, wholesalers and importers from 18 to 22 March 2024.
12 February 2024 National Measurement Institute

Trade compliance activities ensure a level playing field

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) has released its compliance report for 2022–23.
9 February 2024 National Measurement Institute

It’s a measure of our success!

Three science graduates celebrate their experiences with the NMI as a part of International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February.
1 February 2024 National Measurement Institute

NMI’s legal metrology priorities for 2023–24

The National Measurement Institute’s legal metrology priorities help instil confidence in trade measurement.
10 January 2024 National Measurement Institute

General certificate of approval for electric vehicle supply equipment: have your say

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is seeking feedback on the draft general certificate of approval. Consultation is open until 8 March 2024.
21 November 2023 National Measurement Institute

National instrument test procedures for utility meters: have your say

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is seeking feedback on the revised NITP 14, the test procedures for utility meters. Consultation is open until 2 February 2024.
20 November 2023 National Measurement Institute

Getting a fair slice this Christmas

National Measurement Institute (NMI) inspectors will carry out 350 visits to supermarkets, retailers and fresh food markets from 20-24 November.
8 November 2023 National Measurement Institute

The Australian Government is reforming measurement legislation

Following the Measurement Law Review the government is drafting legislation.
30 October 2023 National Measurement Institute

Australian leadership recognised in legal metrology

National Measurement Institute expert appointed to international leadership position.
23 August 2023 National Measurement Institute

International measurement standard for non-automatic weighing instruments: have your say

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is seeking feedback on the first committee draft of OIML R 76 international measurement standard for non-automatic weighing instruments. Consultation open until 29 September 2023.
18 August 2023 National Measurement Institute

Innovation in human health, atomic clocks and industry celebrated at the 2023 measurement awards

Prof Mark Taylor, Adelaide University Atomic Clock Team and Dr Zhiwei Sun take out the National Measurement Institute’s top honours.