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Dec 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Have your say on the future of Australia’s critical minerals

We are seeking responses to a discussion paper that will help shape a new strategy for Australia’s critical minerals. Have your say by 3 February 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.
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.

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Dec 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Have your say on the future of Australia’s critical minerals

We are seeking responses to a discussion paper that will help shape a new strategy for Australia’s critical minerals. Have your say by 3 February 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.
Nov 2022 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Industry Innovation and Science Australia releases latest annual report

Find out about Industry Innovation and Science Australia’s activities and performance for 2021–22.
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.
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29 September 2022

Government announces extra gas supply to avoid shortfall forecast

The Australian Government has secured gas supply commitments from the east coast gas exporters.
25 August 2022

Nominate areas for the 2023 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release

Nominate areas for the 2023 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release before Thursday 1 September 2022.
24 August 2022

2022 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release: open for bidding

Bidding is now open for the 2022 acreage release with 10 areas available for petroleum exploration.
26 July 2022

2022 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release launch webinar: register now

Registration is now open to attend the webinar that will launch the 2022 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release on 24 August 2022.
1 April 2022

Petrofac Facilities Management Limited to lead Phase 1 of decommissioning the Northern Endeavour

We have conducted a global, competitive, multi-stage tender for Phase 1 of the Northern Endeavour decommissioning. Today we announced the contractor who has been engaged to deliver this $324.89m contract.
7 March 2022

Trailing liability for decommissioning of offshore petroleum property guidelines released

Expanded remedial direction provisions for offshore petroleum titles came into effect on the 2 March 2022. These provisions are referred to as trailing liability. Read the trailing liability guideline.
24 February 2022

Amendments to enhance offshore oil and gas decommissioning

Changes to the offshore oil and gas decommissioning framework will ensure Australia plans for and manages increased levels of decommissioning activity.
8 December 2021

Exposure draft of the offshore Environment Regulations remake: have your say

We want your views on the exposure draft for the remake of the offshore environmental regulatory regime. Submissions close on 8 March 2022.
4 November 2021

2022 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release: have your say

Consultation is now open on potential areas to be included in the 2022 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release. Feedback is welcome until 14 December 2021.
25 October 2021

Offshore oil and gas guidance updates: have your say

We are seeking feedback on guidelines and factsheets to support reforms to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.
13 October 2021

Implementation report of Chief Scientist’s audit findings released

The department’s response to the Government-specific findings of the Chief Scientist’s independent audit of NOPSEMA’s Consideration of Exploration in the Great Australian Bight.
24 September 2021

Proposed revisions to NOPTA’s Cost Recovery Implementation Statement: have your say

NOPTA is undertaking a two-week consultation with industry stakeholders on the proposed revisions to its Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS). Consultation closes 8 October 2021.