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Scientists set to vote on weighty issue


16 November 2018

Leaders of the international measurement community from more than 60 countries come together for an historic vote on changes to the metric system, which will lead to a landmark redefinition of the kilogram.

Thank you to the outgoing Chair of Innovation and Science Australia


9 November 2018

Dr Alan Finkel AO, Chief Scientist and Interim Chair of Innovation and Science Australia, acknowledges the outstanding contributions made by inaugural Chair, Bill Ferris AC.

There is an innovation dividend in rescuing the Great Barrier Reef


1 November 2018

Bill Ferris AC, Chair of Innovation and Science Australia, published this opinion piece in the Australian Financial Review.

2017 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release Permit Awards


31 October 2018

New offshore petroleum exploration permits have been awarded following the 2017 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release.

New charter supports the development of space priorities


30 October 2018

The Australian Space Agency Charter provides a high-level strategic overview of the Agency and outlines approved governance arrangements.