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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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4 April 2022

Turbine Sunshine Coast project announced in the national manufacturing priority food and beverage se...

Turbine Sunshine Coast project announced in the national manufacturing priority food and beverage sector
4 April 2022 Australian Space Agency

G’day Moon: Australia’s boldest adventure yet

The Australian Space Agency’s new campaign to promote Australia’s first lunar mission.
1 April 2022

Petrofac Facilities Management Limited to lead Phase 1 of decommissioning the Northern Endeavour

We have conducted a global, competitive, multi-stage tender for Phase 1 of the Northern Endeavour decommissioning. Today we announced the contractor who has been engaged to deliver this $324.89m contract.
1 April 2022

Board of Taxation review of the R&D Tax Incentive dual agency administration model

The review provides valuable insights into ways to enhance the administration of the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive.  
1 April 2022 Australian Space Agency

Proposed changes to space and high power rocket activities: have your say

We are seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Space (Launches and Returns) (General) Rules 2019 and Space (Launches and Returns) (High Power Rocket) Rules 2019.
1 April 2022

Announcing Budget 2022–23

The 2022–23 Budget includes measures to secure our economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and set Australia up for the future.
31 March 2022

$2 million in grants to give young Australians STEM opportunities

Applications are open for the Maker Projects – Community STEM Engagement grants, creating opportunities for hands on development of STEM Skills.
31 March 2022

Funding available for AI and Digital Capability Centres

The Australian Government is offering $44 million to establish AI and Digital Capability Centres, connecting businesses with AI equipment, tools, services, training and expertise.
29 March 2022

Large area opto-electronics (LAOE) for Australia and India

Case study from the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund.
28 March 2022

Building Ministers’ Meeting: Communiqué March 2022

Commonwealth, state and territory Building Ministers met today to discuss residential energy efficiency and building readiness for emerging technologies and accessible housing provisions for the 2022 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) and the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) Strategic Plan 2022.  
22 March 2022 Australian Space Agency

Investment to help Australian businesses tap into India’s booming space industry

A $25 million expansion of the International Space Investment (ISI) initiative will unlock opportunities for Australian businesses and researchers to work with India’s space industry.
22 March 2022

Ongoing investment to boost the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund

The Australian Government is stepping up new investments to support scientists in India and Australia to collaborate on leading-edge research.