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May 2024

New strategy outlines the future role of gas for Australia

The Future Gas Strategy is the Australian Government’s policy approach to gas supply, demand and emissions reduction over the medium and long-term.
May 2024

Helping small businesses through new Industry Growth Program grant opportunities

Industry Growth Program grant opportunities are now open for innovative startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
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

New plan to support Australian medical manufacturing

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

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May 2024 National Measurement Institute

World Metrology Day: measure today for a sustainable tomorrow

Find out how the National Measurement Institute is supporting Australia’s push towards cleaner energy sources.
May 2024 Critical Minerals Office

Investments to capitalise on Australia’s critical minerals and the global clean energy transition

As part of the 2024-25 May Budget, the Australian Government announced it will invest in a range of measures to secure our critical minerals processing industries.
May 2024

Investments to map Australian resources that will power our future prosperity

As part of the 2024-25 May Budget, the Australian Government announced it will fund Geoscience Australia to accelerate the discovery of critical minerals, ground water and other resources necessary for the net zero...
May 2024

Announcing the 2024–25 May Budget

The 2024–25 Budget includes measures to secure Australian industry, science and resources. Read an overview of our portfolio’s commitments.
May 2024

Martians and dinosaurs headlining National Science Week 2024

Thirty-two public science projects will share in $500,000 as part of Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.
May 2024 National Measurement Institute

Whole foods and health food audit to provide fair measure for consumers

National Measurement Institute (NMI) trade measurement officers will visit around 400 food retailers from 13-17 May 2024.
May 2024

Science grants for Aussie students to build Lego robots, write code and monitor Murray Cod

132 grants between $1,500 and $15,000 awarded to schools, community groups and organisations across Australia to encourage careers in STEM.
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10 May 2024 National Measurement Institute

Whole foods and health food audit to provide fair measure for consumers

National Measurement Institute (NMI) trade measurement officers will visit around 400 food retailers from 13-17 May 2024.
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.
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.
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.
30 October 2023 National Measurement Institute

Australian leadership recognised in legal metrology

National Measurement Institute expert appointed to international leadership position.
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.
20 March 2023 National Measurement Institute

Trade measurement inspectors visit meat, poultry and seafood retailers across Australia

National Measurement Institute (NMI) Trade Measurement Inspectors are out in force this week undertaking a major compliance audit of meat, poultry and seafood retailers.
8 December 2022 National Measurement Institute

Annual trade measurement report released after COVID-19 disruptions

The National Measurement Institute has released its compliance report for 2021–22.
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.
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.