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Nov 2022

The 2022 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science have been announced!

The Australian science and science teaching community have come together in Canberra to celebrate the contributions of the country’s leading scientists, innovators and science teachers.
Nov 2022 Australian SKA Office

Sharing the sky and stars

We celebrated an indigenous land use agreement for the site of the Australian SKA telescope.
Nov 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Latest round of community grants announced for Kimba community

Nineteen projects worth $2 million have received funding under the Community Benefit Program.

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Nov 2022

Australian Government continues support for rehabilitating Ranger Uranium Mine

The government has passed a bill to ensure the mine operator can finish rehabilitating the site.
Nov 2022 National Measurement Institute

Landmark anniversary for Australia’s measurement system

Australia celebrates a special measurement event: the 75th anniversary of our nation joining the Metre Treaty.
Nov 2022

Upskilling and diversifying Australia’s cyber security workforce

Eighteen projects have been awarded funding to improve the quality, quantity and diversity of Australia’s cyber security workforce.
Nov 2022

Elevate program awards 50 scholarships to women in STEM of diverse backgrounds

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering announced the first 50 scholarship recipients for the Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM program.
Nov 2022

Review puts spotlight on diversity in STEM

The diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector review will evaluate current programs and ways to improve participation of underrepresented groups.
Nov 2022

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith reappointed as the Women in STEM Ambassador

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith has been reappointed as the Women in STEM Ambassador for a third term to November 2023. Read about her achievements and plans for her third term.
Nov 2022

Our 2022 APS employee census results

The 2022 APS employee census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
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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.
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.
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.
19 August 2019 National Measurement Institute

Licensed premises on notice to pour correct measures

The National Measurement Institute has announced a one week blitz on the accuracy of alcohol measurements in licensed premises.
4 July 2019 National Measurement Institute

New compliance plan for the National Measurement Institute

The National Measurement Institute’s 2019-20 National Compliance Plan will ensure all Australians are getting what they pay for.
21 June 2019 National Measurement Institute

Springfield fruit market fined for not labelling packages

The National Measurement Institute referred the Queensland store for prosecution after multiple offences under trade measurement law.
27 March 2019 National Measurement Institute

International standard for automatic catchweighing instruments: Have your say

The National Measurement Institute is seeking feedback to support the revision of the international standard (OIML R 51) for automatic catchweighing instruments.
20 March 2019 National Measurement Institute

Regulating trade measurements in the sugar industry: Have your say

The National Measurement Institute is seeking feedback on regulating the use of Near Infrared (NIR) instruments in the sugar industry.
11 January 2019 National Measurement Institute

Consumers are getting what they pay for

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) has released its annual report on national trade measurement compliance for 2017–18.