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.
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
The Australian Space Agency’s new campaign to promote Australia’s first lunar mission.
1 April 2022
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
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
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
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
Applications are open for the Maker Projects – Community STEM Engagement grants, creating opportunities for hands on development of STEM Skills.
31 March 2022
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
Case study from the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund.
28 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
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
The Australian Government is stepping up new investments to support scientists in India and Australia to collaborate on leading-edge research.