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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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25 February 2022

Country of Origin Labelling evaluation report released

We have evaluated the reforms made to the Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) for food. We will not be making any major changes to the CoOL for food requirements at this time.
28 August 2020

Country of origin labelling for complementary medicines: have your say on the information standard

Your feedback will help us develop labelling requirements for complementary medicine manufacturers seeking ‘Made in Australia’ claims. Consultation closes on 24 September.
31 July 2020

Evaluating country of origin labelling for food reforms

We’re evaluating reforms to Country of Origin Labelling for Food regulations. Have your say on our discussion paper by 11 September.
18 December 2019

Resolution for Australian Made Complementary Medicines

Following changes to the Australian Consumer Law complementary medicines can now make increased use of ‘Made in Australia’ claims on eligible products.
9 October 2019

Country of origin labelling for complementary medicines: have your say

Give feedback to help the complementary medicine sector regain access to the Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo. Consultation is open until 30 October.