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Feb 2023

National Battery Strategy: have your say

We are seeking feedback on how to boost Australia’s battery industries. Consultation closes 3 March 2023.
Dec 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: have your say

Have your say in shaping the design of the Australian Government’s National Reconstruction Fund.
Dec 2022

Country of origin labelling for seafood in hospitality: have your say

We want your feedback on a proposed model for mandatory country of origin labelling for seafood in hospitality settings.

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Feb 2023

National Battery Strategy: have your say

We are seeking feedback on how to boost Australia’s battery industries. Consultation closes 3 March 2023.
Feb 2023 Australian Space Agency

New space antenna set to transform Australian satellite communications

The University of Tasmania, in partnership with the Australian Space Agency, has unveiled a new sophisticated communications antenna. This major infrastructure will allow new research and commercial opportunities fo...
Feb 2023 Australian Space Agency

Wearable sock to improve human spaceflight health

The University of Canberra has created a wearable sock to counter the effects of microgravity on the human body. This innovation could reduce risk of injuries for astronauts, athletes and older persons.
Jan 2023 Australian Space Discovery Centre

"Twinkle little star”: Early Space Tracking in Australia

Join us in-centre or online on Saturday, 6th May 2023 at 2pm ACDST
Jan 2023

$44 million in grants to support industry-led research projects

Round 13 of Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grant funding will support 19 projects across Australia.
Jan 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Critical Minerals Development Program grants now open

Australian businesses and state or territory governments can apply for a co-funded grant of up to $30 million to support early and mid-stage critical minerals projects.
Jan 2023

$15.9 million to strengthen women in STEM careers

The Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grant program awards $15.9 million in grants to strengthen women in STEM careers.
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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.
16 August 2019 National Measurement Institute

How do we measure things?

As part of National Science Week, the National Measurement Institute has released the first of a series of videos explaining the basic units of measurement.