Science and technology news
Responsible AI in Australia: have your say
We want to hear your views on how the Australian Government can support the safe and responsible use of AI. Submissions close 26 July 2023.
Northern Endeavour decommissioning phases 2 and 3: request for proposals
We’re approaching the market soon to request proposals for our next decommissioning phases. Register on the AusTender website to be notified when the phases 2 and 3 request for proposal is released.
May 2023 Office of the Chief Economist
Independent evaluation shows benefits of Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII)
An evaluation by the Nous Group found the program is good for businesses, the Australian Government and the economy.
Almost $5 million in grants to support innovative RegTech solutions
Five Australian companies share $4,999,340 in grants from the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII). Funding is from the BRII Regulatory Technology (RegTech) round.
May 2023 Australian Space Agency
Navigating distant frontiers with AI and quantum technology
A new system from Advanced Navigation will help spacecraft find their way through the gruelling future of space exploration.
Powering Australia Industry Growth Centre grant: expression of interest
We are running a competitive grant process to select an entity to deliver the new centre. Grant guidelines are now available. We are accepting expressions of interest.
Get inspired! National Science Week 2023 grants announced
32 innovative public science engagement projects will share in nearly $500,000 as part of Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.
10 May 2023 National Measurement Institute
Importance of measurement recognised in the 2023–24 Budget
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) has received $63.9 million in funding to sustain its core measurement capabilities and to modernise Australia’s measurement laws.
29 August 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.
20 January 2022 National Measurement Institute
Metrological requirements for hydrogen dispensers for vehicles: have your say
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is seeking feedback on pattern approval requirements and test procedures for hydrogen dispensers for vehicles. Submissions are welcome until 4 March 2022.
17 January 2022 National Measurement Institute
International measurement standards for electric vehicle charging stations: have your say
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is seeking feedback on the new international standard for electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS). Consultation closes on 18 February 2022.
3 December 2021 National Measurement Institute
Regulating electric vehicle charging stations: have your say
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is seeking feedback on trade measurement policy for electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS). Consultation closes on 31 January 2021.
21 October 2021 National Measurement Institute
Consultation on Measurement Law Review reform options completed
Consultation on reform options to modernise Australia’s measurement law is now complete.
19 October 2020 National Measurement Institute
Outcomes from Measurement Law Review consultation
Find out what people said when we asked how Australia’s measurement framework can be modernised, streamlined or simplified.
29 January 2020 National Measurement Institute
International standard for multidimensional measuring instruments: Have your say
The National Measurement Institute is seeking feedback on the review of OIML R 129, the international standard for multidimensional measuring instruments.
17 December 2019 National Measurement Institute
Fuel retailers fined after being caught short at the bowser
Nine fuel retailers have been fined after a national audit by the National Measurement Institute.
29 October 2019 National Measurement Institute
Make your contribution to the evolution of measurement laws
The Measurement Law Review is seeking feedback on the third and final round of discussion papers on third party arrangements and compliance arrangements.
10 October 2019 National Measurement Institute
International standard for arched chute weighers: Have your say
The National Measurements Institute is seeking feedback to support development of the international standard for arched chute weighers (OIML R XXX).
10 October 2019 National Measurement Institute
International standard for belt weighing instruments: Have your say
The National Measurements Institute is seeking feedback on a proposal to adopt OIML R 50 as Australia’s pattern approval standard for belt weighers.