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Nov 2023

Country of origin labelling for seafood is coming to hospitality

Consumer ministers have voted to introduce mandatory seafood labelling in hospitality venues.
Nov 2023 Office of National Rail Industry Coordination

Getting our rail manufacturing industry back on track

We’ve developed a strategy with stakeholders to grow Australia’s rail manufacturing sector.
Nov 2023

Australia signs international declaration on AI safety

The Bletchley Declaration commits to the safe, ethical and responsible development of artificial intelligence (AI).
Nov 2023 Australian Space Agency

Competition to name Australia’s lunar rover

Australians have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to name an Aussie-built rover that will go to the Moon. Voting on 4 shortlisted names is now open.

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Dec 2023

$17 million to boost AI adoption by SMEs

The AI Adopt Program will fund centres to help Australian businesses adopt artificial intelligence (AI). Applications close 29 January 2024.
Dec 2023

2024 Elevate Program offers more than 100 scholarships to boost diversity in STEM

Scholarships are availbile for women and non-binary people to access more opportunities in STEM
Dec 2023

Women and girls in STEM: Kiowa Scott-Hurley

Kiowa Scott-Hurley shares her experiences with art, coding, supercomputing and navigating the STEM workplace as a queer Aboriginal woman with a chronic illness.
Dec 2023

Help create Australia’s Centre for Quantum Growth

$18.5 million in grant funding is available to help grow Australia’s quantum industry. Applications close 24 January 2024.
Nov 2023 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA) releases 2022–23 annual report

Find out about IISA’s activities and performance over the last financial year.
Nov 2023

Our 2023 APS Employee Census results

The 2023 APS Employee Census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
Nov 2023 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

New insights on barriers to innovation highlight Australia’s missing band of medium-sized businesses

Improving Australia’s capacity to be resilient and to grow the economy requires more innovative small businesses scaling up.

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9 August 2023 National Measurement Institute

Join the fun at the 2023 NMI Measurement Awards!

Help the National Measurement Institute (NMI) celebrate and recognise measurement excellence. Book your free ticket for this online event on 18 August.
8 August 2023

Quantum industry growth programs: have your say

We are seeking feedback on new initiatives to grow Australia’s quantum sector. Have your say at an online workshop in August and September.
7 August 2023

Grants finalised for international collaborative research projects

The Global Connections Fund round 5 recipients are working on projects in medical science, recycling and clean energy, and the food and beverage industry.
3 August 2023

Women and girls in STEM: Xia Hua

Dr Xia Hua is a mathematical biologist and senior lecturer at the Mathematical Science Institute at the Australian National University.
28 July 2023

$385 million in grants finalised for Australian manufacturing

The Australian Government has finalised contracts for $385 million in project grants under the Modern Manufacturing Initiative Collaboration Stream.
27 July 2023

Join our virtual town hall on responsible AI

We’re hosting a panel and public conversation on 31 July.
27 July 2023 Critical Minerals Office

Australia’s Critical Minerals List: have your say

We want to hear your thoughts on updating our list of critical minerals. Submissions close 17 August 2023
21 July 2023

The state of STEM gender equity in 2023

We’ve updated the STEM Equity Monitor with the latest data on women and girls’ participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
20 July 2023

Industry Growth Program: request for tender

We’re seeking contractors to provide advisory services for the Industry Growth Program. Submissions close on 16 August.
20 July 2023

New grant to help reduce emissions in Australia’s resources industry

We are seeking applications for the Resources Methane Abatement Fund grant to advance new priority technologies that reduce and remove methane. Applications close 16 August.
20 July 2023

Women and girls in STEM: Tich-Lam Nguyen

Tich-Lam’s journey took her from post-war Vietnam to COO of a major research centre.
20 July 2023

Women and girls in STEM: Sharine ‘Spanner’ Milne

Spanner is a motorcycle mechanic who uses STEM skills in her work every day.