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.
16 March 2023
National Science Week grants for primary and secondary schools: apply now
The Australian Science Teachers Assocation (ASTA) has been provided $980,000 to deliver National Science Week grants and teaching resources over the next few years. Apply now for 2023 funding.
15 March 2023 Australian Space Agency
Space spotlight: next-gen robotic arm prototype tested locally for Moon and Mars
Australian robotics specialist, Abyss Solutions, has been working with the University of Sydney to test unmanned systems of the future for space and Earth. A next-gen robotic arm could go from terrestrial energy operations to the Moon and beyond.
14 March 2023 Australian Space Agency
International Space Investment India Projects grants now open
International Space Investment India Projects grants are now open. Information events on the grants are also open for registration.
8 March 2023
Ready to take the next step in your career? Exciting opportunities for graduates now open
If you’re looking for an opportunity to build and embed the skills you have gained during university, apply now for our graduate programs. Applications close 16 April 2023.
8 March 2023 Australian Space Agency
History made: Australian woman Katherine Bennell-Pegg to be trained as an astronaut by European Spac...
Katherine, Director of Space Technology at the Australian Space Agency, will be the first Australian woman to be trained as an astronaut by an international space agency.
3 March 2023
Diversity in STEM dialogue starter: have your say
We’re starting a conversation about diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Share your experiences, stories and insights with us.
2 March 2023 Australian Space Agency
Ground-breaking nanosatellite showcases Australian technology
The University of Melbourne’s SpIRIT satellite is pushing the boundaries of spacecraft design, by packing a range of advanced space instruments into a shoebox-sized body.
2 March 2023
Almost $2 million in grants supporting hands-on STEM experiences for young Australians
22 projects will share $1,975,259 in grants under the Maker Projects - Community STEM engagement program.
1 March 2023 Australian Space Agency
Australian Space Agency signs Memorandum of Understanding with Defence Aviation Safety Authority
To make Australian space operations even safer and more efficient, the Australian Space Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Defence Aviation Safety Authority (DASA).
23 February 2023
Connect with STEM experts, policymakers and parliamentarians at Science Meets Parliament 2023
Science Meets Parliament 2023 will be held Tuesday 7 to Thursday 23 March. Register now to attend!
23 February 2023
Australia's science and research priorities conversation starter: have your say
We’re starting a national conversation to shape Australia’s science and research priorities and statement. Have your say until 6 April 2023.
22 February 2023 Australian Space Discovery Centre
Larger-than-life astronaut lands at the Adelaide Fringe Festival
The Australian Space Agency has unveiled something ‘out-of-this-world’ as part of Adelaide Fringe Festival.