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Dec 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: have your say

Have your say in shaping the design of the Australian Government’s National Reconstruction Fund.
Dec 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Have your say on the future of Australia’s critical minerals

We are seeking responses to a discussion paper that will help shape a new strategy for Australia’s critical minerals. Have your say by 3 February 2023.
Dec 2022

Country of origin labelling for seafood in hospitality: have your say

We want your feedback on a proposed model for mandatory country of origin labelling for seafood in hospitality settings.

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Feb 2023 Australian Space Agency

New space antenna set to transform Australian satellite communications

The University of Tasmania, in partnership with the Australian Space Agency, has unveiled a new sophisticated communications antenna. This major infrastructure will allow new research and commercial opportunities fo...
Feb 2023 Australian Space Agency

Wearable sock to improve human spaceflight health

The University of Canberra has created a wearable sock to counter the effects of microgravity on the human body. This innovation could reduce risk of injuries for astronauts, athletes and older persons.
Jan 2023 Australian Space Discovery Centre

"Twinkle little star”: Early Space Tracking in Australia

Join us in-centre or online on Saturday, 6th May 2023 at 2pm ACDST
Jan 2023

$44 million in grants to support industry-led research projects

Round 13 of Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grant funding will support 19 projects across Australia.
Jan 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Critical Minerals Development Program grants now open

Australian businesses and state or territory governments can apply for a co-funded grant of up to $30 million to support early and mid-stage critical minerals projects.
Jan 2023

$15.9 million to strengthen women in STEM careers

The Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grant program awards $15.9 million in grants to strengthen women in STEM careers.
Jan 2023

Apply now for Australia-India collaborative research grants

Round 15 of the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) is now open for projects in priority areas.
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9 December 2022

mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility commences construction in Melbourne

Construction of Australia’s first mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility has begun, with ground broken on the facility’s site in Melbourne.
6 December 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: virtual consultation sessions

Registrations for virtual consultation sessions are now closed. Watch the virtual consultation presentation.
1 December 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: have your say

Have your say in shaping the design of the Australian Government’s National Reconstruction Fund.
27 October 2022 Office of National Rail Industry Coordination

Announcing the Office of National Rail Industry Coordination

The Office of National Rail Industry Coordination will lead a national and coordinated approach to strengthen Australia’s rail manufacturing.
27 October 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: diversifying and transforming Australia’s industry and economy

The Australian Government has committed $15 billion to establish the National Reconstruction Fund (NRF) to help diversify and transform Australia’s industry and economy.
15 August 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.
4 April 2022

Turbine Sunshine Coast project announced in the national manufacturing priority food and beverage se...

Turbine Sunshine Coast project announced in the national manufacturing priority food and beverage sector
16 March 2022

Over $243 million in grants awarded to resources technology and critical minerals processing manufac...

The government has announced grants to support collaboration for large manufacturing projects in the resources technology and critical minerals sector.
1 March 2022

Collaboration project announced in the national manufacturing priority food and beverage sector

The first recipient in the food and beverage National Manufacturing Priority area was announced today under the $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative Collaboration stream.
17 December 2021

More funding available under round 2 of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative

You now have the opportunity to apply for funding under round 2 of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative for projects in the food and beverage, defence and recycling and clean energy sectors
13 December 2021

Funding available under round 2 of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative

You now have the opportunity to apply for funding under the Modern Manufacturing Initiative for projects in the space, medical products, resource technology and critical minerals processing sector.
9 December 2021

Guidelines available for Modern Manufacturing Initiative funding

Guidelines are now available for all six national manufacturing priority sectors under two streams of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative.