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Mar 2023

Diversity in STEM dialogue starter: have your say

We’re starting a conversation about diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Share your experiences, stories and insights with us.
Feb 2023

Australia's science and research priorities conversation starter: have your say

We’re starting a national conversation to shape Australia’s science and research priorities and statement. Have your say until 31 March 2023.
Mar 2023

National Science Week grants for primary and secondary schools: apply now

The Australian Science Teachers Assocation (ASTA) has been provided $980,000 to deliver National Science Week grants and teaching resources over the next few years. Apply now for 2023 funding.
Mar 2023 Australian Space Agency

International Space Investment India Projects grants now open

International Space Investment India Projects grants are now open. Information events on the grants are also open for registration.

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Mar 2023 Australian Space Agency

Historic NASA trip to Australia

The two most senior people from NASA led a delegation in Australia during the week of 20 March.
Mar 2023

It’s a wrap on Science Meets Parliament for 2023

A wrap-up of Australia’s most powerful event connecting STEM experts, policymakers and federal parliamentarians that took place in Canberra between 7-23 March.
Mar 2023

Australian hypersonic spaceplane technology ready for export to the USA

An Australian startup developing reusable hypersonic spaceplanes has landed a prestigious US Department of Defense contract.
Mar 2023 Australian Space Agency

National Indigenous Space Academy launched

A new space internship program will give Indigenous Australian university students the opportunity to study at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Mar 2023 Australian Space Agency

Space industry partners chosen for Australia’s first Moon mission

Two consortiums of local space businesses and researchers will design rovers for Australia’s first mission to the Moon in partnership with NASA.
Mar 2023 National Measurement Institute

Trade measurement inspectors visit meat, poultry and seafood retailers across Australia

National Measurement Institute (NMI) Trade Measurement Inspectors are out in force this week undertaking a major compliance audit of meat, poultry and seafood retailers.
Mar 2023

National Science Week grants for primary and secondary schools: apply now

The Australian Science Teachers Assocation (ASTA) has been provided $980,000 to deliver National Science Week grants and teaching resources over the next few years. Apply now for 2023 funding.
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19 December 2022 Major Projects Facilitation Agency

Offshore windfarm development awarded Major Project Status

The Australian Government has awarded the Star of the South windfarm Major Project Status. This provides the project with tailored facilitation services to assist with and navigate regulatory challenges.
21 November 2022

Evaluating Australian Industry Participation (AIP) policy

We’re undertaking an impact evaluation of AIP policy. We’re examining the AIP policy’s effectiveness in meeting its intended objectives, including its impacts and outcomes.
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.
31 August 2022

Industry Capability Network (ICN) Tasmania is helping Tasmanian companies find work

The network is helping Tasmanian businesses win contracts on major government and civil projects across the defence, construction, mining, oil and gas, rail and manufacturing sectors.
19 July 2021

Industry Capability Network (ICN) launches new gateway to boost Australian industry

Industry Capability Network (ICN) Limited has relaunched the ICN Gateway. If you’re an SME looking to expand your business, register your details on ICN Gateway.
26 February 2021

Local industry capability register for Melbourne, SE Queensland and Townsville

Local industry capability register on the way for Melbourne, SE Queensland and Townsville businesses.
18 January 2019 Australian Industry Participation Authority

Report on the review of the Australian Jobs Act

We have released a report that reviews the operation of the Jobs Act, which requires developers of major projects worth $500 million or more to provide opportunities for Australian industry.