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Nov 2022

The 2022 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science have been announced!

The Australian science and science teaching community have come together in Canberra to celebrate the contributions of the country’s leading scientists, innovators and science teachers.
Nov 2022 Australian SKA Office

Sharing the sky and stars

We celebrated an indigenous land use agreement for the site of the Australian SKA telescope.
Nov 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Latest round of community grants announced for Kimba community

Nineteen projects worth $2 million have received funding under the Community Benefit Program.

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Nov 2022

Australian Government continues support for rehabilitating Ranger Uranium Mine

The government has passed a bill to ensure the mine operator can finish rehabilitating the site.
Nov 2022 National Measurement Institute

Landmark anniversary for Australia’s measurement system

Australia celebrates a special measurement event: the 75th anniversary of our nation joining the Metre Treaty.
Nov 2022

Upskilling and diversifying Australia’s cyber security workforce

Eighteen projects have been awarded funding to improve the quality, quantity and diversity of Australia’s cyber security workforce.
Nov 2022

Elevate program awards 50 scholarships to women in STEM of diverse backgrounds

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering announced the first 50 scholarship recipients for the Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM program.
Nov 2022

Review puts spotlight on diversity in STEM

The diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector review will evaluate current programs and ways to improve participation of underrepresented groups.
Nov 2022

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith reappointed as the Women in STEM Ambassador

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith has been reappointed as the Women in STEM Ambassador for a third term to November 2023. Read about her achievements and plans for her third term.
Nov 2022

Our 2022 APS employee census results

The 2022 APS employee census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
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24 August 2022

2021 Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release: assessment permits awarded

The Australian Government has announced the award of offshore greenhouse gas storage assessment permits.
8 July 2022

Nominate areas for the 2022 Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release

Area nominations for the 2022 acreage release close 11:59 pm AEST Sunday 31 July 2022.
9 December 2021

2021 Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release webinar now available

We partnered with Geoscience Australia to launch the 2021 Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release by webinar on 6 December 2021.
6 December 2021

2021 Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release: areas announced

The Australian Government has announced the 2021 Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release.
2 December 2021

New offshore greenhouse gas assessment permit guideline

We have consolidated the offshore greenhouse gas assessment permit guidelines.
17 November 2021

2021 Greenhouse Gas Acreage Release launch webinar: register now

The Australian Government will announce the 2021 Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release at the launch webinar on 6 December.
14 September 2021

2021 Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release: have your say

Consultation is now open on potential areas to be included in the 2021 Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release. Submissions are welcome until 12 October 2021.
16 June 2021

Nominations open for Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release

The Australian Government is calling for nominations for the upcoming 2021 Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release.
8 April 2021

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment Bill: have your say

Have your say on the draft bill to strengthen and clarify Australia’s offshore oil and gas regulatory framework.
12 February 2019

Greenhouse Gas acreage release: indications of interest open

We want to hear from companies wishing to conduct exploration for greenhouse gas storage and injection sites in Australia’s offshore areas.