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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

New expert group will help guide the future of safe and responsible AI in Australia

The temporary group is part of the Australian Government’s interim response to the safe and responsible AI consultation.
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

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.
Apr 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.
Apr 2024

Gas supply and demand outlook for 2024 quarter 3

The Australian Government will not activate the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) for the July to September 2024 quarter.
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.
Mar 2024

Building Ministers’ Meeting: Communiqué March 2024

Building Ministers made three significant decisions during the March session of the Building Ministers Meeting.
Mar 2024

SwarmFarm Robotics is transforming the future of farming

The company is helping Australian farmers use cutting edge tech with support from our Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership program and Tenacious Ventures.
Mar 2024

More funding for Australian researchers to collaborate internationally

The Global Science and Technology Diplomacy Fund (GSTDF) will help develop Australian science in priority areas. Expressions of interest are now open.
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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.
18 August 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.
3 November 2020 National Measurement Institute

Support for the Northern Australia Aboriginal Kakadu Plum Alliance

The National Measurement Institute (NMI), through its collaboration with the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC), is assisting with the Kakadu Plum Project.
3 November 2020 National Measurement Institute

NMI supports the development of a new high-carotene pumpkin variety

NMI supports innovation in the agriculture sector by assisting with the development of a new pumpkin variety called Orange Glow.
1 May 2020 National Measurement Institute

Video: World Metrology Day 2020

Message from Australia’s Chief Metrologist, Dr Bruce Warrington.
30 April 2020 National Measurement Institute

National Measurement Institute helping industry respond to COVID-19

Australia’s National Measurement Institute’s testing and measurement services are supporting industry to effectively and rapidly respond to the challenge.
16 October 2019 National Measurement Institute

How do we measure brightness, electricity and substance?

The National Measurement Institute has released the last videos in the series explaining the basic units of measurement.
6 September 2019 National Measurement Institute

How we measure length, mass and temperature

The National Measurement Institute has released the next videos in a series of 7 explaining the basic units of measurement.
1 September 2019 National Measurement Institute

Video: How we measure temperature

The kelvin is one of 7 basic units of measurement. Australia’s Chief Metrologist, Dr Bruce Warrington from the National Measurement Institute, explains how we measure temperature.
1 September 2019 National Measurement Institute

Video: How we measure substance

The mole is one of 7 basic units of measurement. Australia’s Chief Metrologist, Dr Bruce Warrington from the National Measurement Institute, explains how we measure substance.
1 September 2019 National Measurement Institute

Video: How we measure electricity

The ampere is one of 7 basic units of measurement. Australia’s Chief Metrologist, Dr Bruce Warrington from the National Measurement Institute, explains how we measure electricity.
1 September 2019 National Measurement Institute

Video: How we measure brightness

The candela is one of 7 basic units of measurement. Australia’s Chief Metrologist, Dr Bruce Warrington from the National Measurement Institute, explains how we measure brightness.