Science and technology news
Responsible AI in Australia: have your say
We want to hear your views on how the Australian Government can support the safe and responsible use of AI. Submissions close 26 July 2023.
Northern Endeavour decommissioning phases 2 and 3: request for proposals
We’re approaching the market soon to request proposals for our next decommissioning phases. Register on the AusTender website to be notified when the phases 2 and 3 request for proposal is released.
May 2023 Office of the Chief Economist
Independent evaluation shows benefits of Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII)
An evaluation by the Nous Group found the program is good for businesses, the Australian Government and the economy.
Almost $5 million in grants to support innovative RegTech solutions
Five Australian companies share $4,999,340 in grants from the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII). Funding is from the BRII Regulatory Technology (RegTech) round.
May 2023 Australian Space Agency
Navigating distant frontiers with AI and quantum technology
A new system from Advanced Navigation will help spacecraft find their way through the gruelling future of space exploration.
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.
Get inspired! National Science Week 2023 grants announced
32 innovative public science engagement projects will share in nearly $500,000 as part of Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.
12 May 2023
Investments to grow Australia’s critical technologies industries
As part of the 2023-24 May Budget, the Australian Government has announced $101.2 million to support businesses to integrate quantum and artificial intelligence technologies into their operations.
3 May 2023
Australia’s first National Quantum Strategy
The National Quantum Strategy shows how Australia will take advantage of quantum technology opportunities to grow our industry.
13 April 2023
$4.6 million in grants to boost quantum education and collaboration
The Australian Government has awarded CSIRO and Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) $4.6 million in grants to continue strengthening Australia's world-leading quantum capabilities.
5 October 2022
National Quantum Strategy proposed framework: have your say
Share your feedback on a proposed framework for the National Quantum Strategy. Submissions are welcome until 5 November 2022.
26 September 2022
National Quantum Advisory Committee to strengthen Australia’s quantum industry
The committee will provide expert advice to bolster Australia as a quantum leader.
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.
8 April 2022
Australia’s vision for quantum
Quantum is an emerging technology with the potential to improve our lives and grow Australia’s economy. Watch our quantum introduction video to learn more.
17 November 2021
New investment in Australia’s quantum technology industry
The Australian Government is investing in a Quantum Commercialisation Hub and a National Quantum Strategy to further develop Australia’s quantum technology industry.
20 May 2020 National Measurement Institute
Quantum physicist and Defence scientist take out top awards on World Metrology Day
NMI Prize and Barry Inglis Medal winners announced on World Metrology Day.