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Mar 2024 Office of the Chief Economist

Resources and energy earnings to ease on weaker world demand

Commodity export earnings are expected to be $417 billion in 2023–24, around 10 per cent below 2022–23.
Feb 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.
Feb 2024

$14 million to help Australian businesses manufacture renewable energy technologies

The Australian Government has named the recipient of the Powering Australia Industry Growth Centre grant following a competitive process in 2023.
Feb 2024

Funding for solutions using renewables and low emissions

$7.5 million in BRII grants to boost small business innovation. Applications close 18 April 2024.

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Apr 2024

Training available to support Australians setting international critical technology standards

We are supporting Australian experts setting international technical standards for critical technologies. Apply now for online sessions in international negotiation and cultural intelligence.
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

Equality in STEM workplaces: Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Australia is the first Australian organisation to receive 3 SAGE Cygnet Awards for its inclusive and gender equitable workplace.
Apr 2024

Announcing our new people strategy

Want to know how we’re building a better future for all Australians? See our People strategy 2024–2026.
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.
Apr 2024

Australia and UK welcome the inaugural Strategic Innovation Dialogue

Joint statement signals priorities for trade and innovation in renewable energy, manufacturing, science and research.
Apr 2024

Australia and the EU celebrate 30 years of scientific cooperation

Australia and the European Union came together in Brussels to celebrate 3 decades of research partnership.

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5 April 2024

Gas supply and demand outlook for 2024 quarter 3

The Australian Government will not activate the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) for the July to September 2024 quarter.
8 March 2024

Remade offshore petroleum and greenhouse gas storage regulations are in force

The Environment Regulations and the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Injection and Storage Regulations are now easier to understand and use.
12 February 2024

Northern Endeavour decommissioning recycling and disposal: request for information

We’ve released a request for information (RFI) to inform the recycling and disposal of the Northern Endeavour vessel. Submissions close 4 March.
12 January 2024

Consultation requirements for offshore oil and gas activities: have your say

Tell us how we can make consultation requirements clearer for titleholders and the community. Have your say by 8 March 2024.
21 December 2023

Gas supply and demand outlook for 2024 quarter 2

The Australian Government will not activate the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) for the April to June 2024 quarter.
29 November 2023

Methane abatement technology projects receive $4.35 million

The Australian Government is supporting methane abatement technologies as part of Australia's transition to net zero.
16 November 2023

Australia joins international working group on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Major natural gas importing and exporting countries are working together on a shared global framework for methane and carbon dioxide measurement.
3 October 2023

Australia’s Future Gas Strategy: have your say

Help us plan for the future of gas in Australia and support the transition to net zero. Submissions on our consultation paper are open until 27 November.
28 September 2023

Gas supply and demand outlook for 2024 quarter 1

The Australian Government will not activate the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) for the January to March 2024 quarter.
13 September 2023

Building an offshore decommissioning industry: have your say

We’re developing a roadmap on how we approach decommissioning Australia’s offshore oil and gas infrastructure over coming decades. Give feedback on our issues paper by 20 October.
20 July 2023

New grant to help reduce emissions in Australia’s resources industry

We are seeking applications for the Resources Methane Abatement Fund grant to advance new priority technologies that reduce and remove methane. Applications close 16 August.
19 July 2023

Australia joins international methane mitigation agreement

We will collaborate with Japan, the Republic of Korea, United States and European Union to lower methane emissions in the Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) supply chain.