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Aug 2022

Government and business partner to establish mRNA production in Australia

The Australian Government, Moderna and the Victorian Government have finalised partnership arrangements to establish an mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility at Monash University in Melbourne.
Aug 2022

2022 update to the List of critical technologies in the national interest: have your say

The 63 technologies identified in the list are current and emerging technologies with the capacity to significantly enhance or pose risk to our national interest.
Aug 2022

Celebrating National Science Week 2022

We’re celebrating National Science Week 2022 from Saturday, 13 August to Sunday, 21 August.
Aug 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.
Aug 2022 National Measurement Institute

Showcasing National Measurement Institute scientists this National Science Week

Hear from our experts about why science matters and what they love about working in measurement science.
Aug 2022 National Measurement Institute

2022 Metrology Awards: a special celebration for National Science Week

Join the National Measurement Institute online on 16 August to recognise outstanding achievements in measurement. Vote for the winner of the People’s Choice Award through live voting.

Mining, oil and gas news

Sep 2022

PERUMIN to showcase Australia’s METS industry

The Australian Government is supporting our mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector at Peru’s annual mining conference.
Sep 2022

Critical minerals projects receive $50 million

The Australian Government has committed $50 million to the critical minerals industry.
Jul 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Delegation visit marks first milestone in Australia–India critical minerals partnership

The Critical Minerals Facilitation Office arranged the visit under the Australia–India Critical Minerals Investment Partnership.

Science, technology and innovation news

Sep 2022

Australian Government to revitalise our science priorities

The Australian Government has announced plans to refresh Australia’s Science and Research Priorities and National Science Statement.
Sep 2022

The state of STEM gender equity in 2022

We’ve updated the STEM Equity Monitor with the latest data on women and girls’ participation in STEM.
Sep 2022

National Quantum Advisory Committee to strengthen Australia’s quantum industry

The committee will provide expert advice to bolster Australia as a quantum leader.

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21 September 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

A beep that changed the world: celebrating the 65th anniversary of Sputnik 1 at the Australian Space...

How would Sputnik 1 measure up against a modern satellite? Join space historian Kerrie Dougherty for a 1 hour talk at the discovery centre or online.
5 September 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Australis OSCAR 5: Australia’s first student built satellite

To celebrate World Space Week, we'll be taking a look back at Australia's space history with the story behind Australia's first student-built satellite, Australis OSCAR 5.
31 August 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Student cadet rocket adventure program

A challenge to ignite your engineering and design creativity!
31 August 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Jarli goes to space

Join us in person for a special screening of Jarli's journey to explore the solar system.
31 August 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Storytime session

The Australian Space Discovery Centre invites all little astronauts to join us in person for space storytime.
31 August 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Operation: Trailblazer

What do you need to live in space? Design a diorama of part of a lunar or Martian habitat.