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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

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.
Nov 2022 Office of the Chief Economist

Industry Growth Centres impact evaluation released

We commissioned ACIL Allen Consulting to evaluate the Industry Growth Centres Initiative in 2019.
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.
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21 October 2022

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science to return to Parliament House

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

Critical Minerals Strategy refresh: register your interest

Register your interest in the refresh of Australia’s Critical Minerals Strategy by 2 December 2022.
17 October 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Sesame Street Mecha Builders Launch

Celebrate the series launch with an exclusive screening!
6 October 2022

Future You STEM careers website launched

Future You is an evidence-based website that aims to inspire children towards a career in STEM.
5 October 2022

National Quantum Strategy proposed framework: have your say

Share your feedback on a proposed framework for the National Quantum Strategy. Submissions are welcome until 5 November 2022.
4 October 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic is making more young people interested in STEM

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 forecast to reach $450 billion

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

World space week event: space and sustainability virtual student panel

The theme of World Space Week is space and sustainability.
30 September 2022

Startup Year: kickstarting the next generation of Australian entrepreneurs

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

New head of Questacon appointed

Sydney science and conservation leader Jo White has been appointed the Director of Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre.
29 September 2022

Government announces extra gas supply to avoid shortfall forecast

The Australian Government has secured gas supply commitments from the east coast gas exporters.
28 September 2022

A perspective on the financial system through COVID and beyond

Secretary Quinn delivered the Shann Memorial Lecture at the University of Western Australia