Science, technology and innovation news
60 amazing women and non-binary people working across a wide range of STEM roles have been announced to be the latest Superstars of STEM.
Grants up to $20,000 are available for individuals and organisations interested in delivering science engagement activities for next year’s National Science Week.
Nov 2022 Australian Space Agency
Silentium Defence has created the first observatory of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, using passive radar and neuromorphic imaging technologies to provide critical data.
The Australia-Korea Tech-Bridge event brought researchers together to discuss CubeSats, a type of miniature satellite. Researchers built relationships and discussed opportunities for collaboration.
Eighteen projects have been awarded funding to improve the quality, quantity and diversity of Australia’s cyber security workforce.
The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering announced the first 50 scholarship recipients for the Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM program.
The diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector review will evaluate current programs and ways to improve participation of underrepresented groups.
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.
The 2022 APS employee census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
Nov 2022 Office of the Chief Economist
We commissioned ACIL Allen Consulting to evaluate the Industry Growth Centres Initiative in 2019.
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.
21 October 2022
The 23rd annual Prizes will return to Parliament House in Canberra for the first time since 2019 on Monday 21 November 2022.
21 October 2022 Critical Minerals Office
Register your interest in the refresh of Australia’s Critical Minerals Strategy by 2 December 2022.
17 October 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre
Celebrate the series launch with an exclusive screening!
6 October 2022
Future You is an evidence-based website that aims to inspire children towards a career in STEM.
5 October 2022
Share your feedback on a proposed framework for the National Quantum Strategy. Submissions are welcome until 5 November 2022.
4 October 2022
38% of young people have reconsidered their study and career options as a direct result of COVID-19.
4 October 2022 Office of the Chief Economist
Australia’s resource and energy exports are forecast to reach a new record of $450 billion in 2022–23, boosted by global energy shortages and the lower Australian dollar
4 October 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre
The theme of World Space Week is space and sustainability.
30 September 2022
Have your say on the development of the Startup Year program – a joint initiative between our department and the Department of Education. Consultations close 15 November 2022.
30 September 2022
Sydney science and conservation leader Jo White has been appointed the Director of Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre.
29 September 2022
The Australian Government has secured gas supply commitments from the east coast gas exporters.