Science, technology and innovation news
Feb 2023 Australian Space Agency
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
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.
Round 13 of Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grant funding will support 19 projects across Australia.
Jan 2023 Critical Minerals Office
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.
The Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grant program awards $15.9 million in grants to strengthen women in STEM careers.
9 December 2022
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
Registrations for virtual consultation sessions are now closed. Watch the virtual consultation presentation.
1 December 2022 National Reconstruction Fund
Have your say in shaping the design of the Australian Government’s National Reconstruction Fund.
27 October 2022 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
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
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
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
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
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 are now available for all six national manufacturing priority sectors under two streams of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative.