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May 2024

Critical tech funding to solve some of Australia’s most significant challenges

$36 million Critical Technologies Challenge Program (CTCP) invites solutions to market-led challenges in energy, medical, autonomous systems and resources. Applications close 2 July 2024.
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

Australia continues commitment to safe and responsible AI through the Seoul Declaration

Australia took part in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Seoul Summit this week in South Korea. We commit to the Seoul Declaration and commit to cooperate internationally on AI safety research.
May 2024

Critical tech funding to solve some of Australia’s most significant challenges

$36 million Critical Technologies Challenge Program (CTCP) invites solutions to market-led challenges in energy, medical, autonomous systems and resources. Applications close 2 July 2024.
May 2024

NOPTA’s draft 2024 Cost Recovery Implementation Statement: have your say

The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) is seeking feedback from industry stakeholders. Consultation closes 7 June 2024.
May 2024

Draft guidance on removing oil and gas property and infrastructure from Commonwealth waters: have your say

We’re seeking feedback on draft guidance to support offshore oil and gas industry to plan for decommissioning. Submissions close 19 July 2024.
May 2024

Charging Australia’s renewable future through the National Battery Strategy

The strategy outlines how Australia can leverage our advantages to build a successful domestic battery manufacturing industry and become a global leader in renewable energy. It also builds on critical minerals initi...
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.
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16 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.
16 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 transition.
8 March 2024 Critical Minerals Office

Australia and Canada to cooperate on critical minerals

Our two countries will work together to improve supply chain transparency and advocate for robust environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials in critical minerals markets.
14 February 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.
8 January 2024 Critical Minerals Office

Critical minerals and rare earths research projects receive $22 million

The Australian Government is funding 3 innovative research projects through the Australian Critical Minerals Research and Development Hub.
16 December 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Updates to Australia’s Critical Minerals List

Australia has updated its list of critical minerals and created a new list of strategic materials.
6 October 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Australia drives global critical minerals policy at international summit

Ministers, industry leaders and civil society meet in Paris to galvanise action on global critical minerals supply chains.
3 October 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Australia and France sign bilateral agreement on critical minerals

The Bilateral Dialogue on Critical Minerals signals stronger cooperation between the 2 countries.
27 July 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Australia’s Critical Minerals List: have your say

We want to hear your thoughts on updating our list of critical minerals. Submissions close 17 August 2023
30 June 2023

Team Australia at the 2023 World Mining Congress

We led a whole-of-government presence at the 2023 World Mining Congress in Brisbane, highlighting government support for the resources sector.
20 June 2023 Critical Minerals Office

New Critical Minerals Strategy to shape Australia’s clean energy future

The strategy supports the transition to net zero while growing our critical minerals and downstream processing industries.
25 May 2023

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.