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.
18 May 2023 Australian Space Agency
NASA's Ames research centre hosts Australian Space Agency
Agency Head Enrico Palermo and Chief Technology Officer Aude Vignelles visited NASA's Ames Research Centre where they met with key stakeholders to discuss our Moon to Mars program.
17 May 2023 Australian Space Agency
Agile space tech leader pioneers fast-track method to search for critical minerals
An Aussie-designed mining solution is reducing environmental impact and using satellites to bring unprecedented efficiency. “ExoSphere” is Fleet Space Technologies’ answer to locating critical minerals on Earth.
15 May 2023
Business Research and Innovation Initiative: final challenge submissions open
Australian Government agencies are invited to submit a challenge for the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) renewables and low emissions round.
12 May 2023
Investments to grow Australia’s critical technologies industries
As part of the 2023-24 May Budget, the Australian Government has announced $101.2 million to support businesses to integrate quantum and artificial intelligence technologies into their operations.
10 May 2023 National Measurement Institute
Importance of measurement recognised in the 2023–24 Budget
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) has received $63.9 million in funding to sustain its core measurement capabilities and to modernise Australia’s measurement laws.
10 May 2023 AusIndustry
Announcing a new Industry Growth Program
As part of the 2023-24 May Budget, the Australian Government announced a new $392.4 million Industry Growth Program for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups.
10 May 2023
Announcing the 2023–24 Budget
The 2023–24 Budget includes measures to revitalise Australian industry, strengthen the resources sector, support the transition to net zero and make the most of new and emerging technologies. Find out how investments in our portfolio will help drive the Australian Government’s agenda.
8 May 2023
Diversity in STEM: Let’s talk solutions...
We’re continuing the dialogue on diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Find out what people are sharing with us and respond to new consultation questions. Submissions close 26 May.
5 May 2023 National Measurement Institute
National audit of delicatessens and smallgoods retailers
Trade Measurement Inspectors from the National Measurement Institute (NMI) are undertaking a compliance audit of delicatessen and smallgoods retailers across Australia.
3 May 2023
Australia’s first National Quantum Strategy
The National Quantum Strategy shows how Australia will take advantage of quantum technology opportunities to grow our industry.
3 May 2023
Resource management transparency and reporting regulations: have your say
Have your say on proposed changes to the data management provisions in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011.
2 May 2023 National Measurement Institute
International measurement standard for water meters: have your say
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is seeking feedback on the second committee draft of OIML R 49 international measurement standard for water meters. Consultation closes 31 May 2023.