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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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22 August 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.
31 March 2022

Funding available for AI and Digital Capability Centres

The Australian Government is offering $44 million to establish AI and Digital Capability Centres, connecting businesses with AI equipment, tools, services, training and expertise.
10 January 2022

Grants available to support artificial intelligence projects in regional Australia

The Catalysing the Artificial Intelligence Opportunity in Our Regions program will provide grants to artificial intelligence projects that benefit regional industries, businesses and communities.
14 December 2021

The National Artificial Intelligence Centre is launched

The Australian Government is delivering on the AI Action Plan with the establishment of the National Artificial Intelligence Centre in CSIRO’s Data61.
22 October 2021

United States and Australia Partners on Joint Regional Responsible Use of AI Workshop

United States and Australia are leading AI collaboration and responsible use across the Indo-Pacific regions
14 July 2021

Watch the national AI summit Techtonic 2.0 on demand

Be inspired by the next wave of Australia’s deep artificial intelligence capabilities and their potential to shape our future at Techtonic 2.0.
6 July 2021

Case studies from our AI Ethics Principles pilot

We worked with some of Australia’s biggest businesses to put the Australian AI Ethics Principles to the test.
18 June 2021

An action plan for artificial intelligence in Australia

The Australian Government will build Australia’s artificial intelligence (AI) capability through a new AI Action Plan.
27 May 2021

Register now for Techtonic 2.0: National Artificial Intelligence Summit

Techtonic 2.0 will provide you an opportunity to be inspired by the next wave of Australia’s deep AI capabilities, and their potential to shape our future.
16 November 2020 Australian Space Agency

AI crew to support astronauts in space

Artificial intelligence (AI) company Akin is creating software for a prototype AI space crew.
29 October 2020

Australia’s AI Action Plan: have your say

Share your input to shape the future of artificial intelligence in Australia. Consultation closes 27 November 2020.
16 June 2020

The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence launches

Australia has joined the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence. The initiative is the first of its kind.