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.
5 April 2022
Updated regulations and principles for the R&D Tax Incentive
We’ve made some minor changes to the administration of the scheme.
1 April 2022
Board of Taxation review of the R&D Tax Incentive dual agency administration model
The review provides valuable insights into ways to enhance the administration of the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive.
20 January 2022
R&D Tax Incentive draft determination for clinical trials: have your say
We’d like your feedback on the R&D Tax Incentive’s draft determination for clinical trials. The determination will facilitate biotechnology R&D registration through existing government clinical trial systems. Submissions close on 17 February 2022.
30 November 2021
ANAO report on the administration of the R&D Tax Incentive
Read the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) performance audit report.
27 August 2021
Industry Research and Development review: have your say
The Industry Research and Development regulations and decision-making principles will sunset next year. We are consulting on proposed amendments until 9 September 2021.
28 September 2020
Research and Development Tax Incentive: have your say
We want to improve how people engage with the Research and Development Tax Incentive. Have your say in our customer experience survey before 11 October.