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Media Releases

9/07/2013Delivering solutions to the ICT skills shortages
A new report on Australia’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) workforce points the way forward to delivering solutions to the nation’s ICT skills shortage and boosting productivity in the digital age.

26/06/2013Supporting innovation in Australian textile clothing and footwear companies
Seventy-eight small businesses across the country will receive up to $50,000 in funding under the Gillard Government's Textile, Clothing and Footwear Small Business Program.

9/04/2013Launch of Australian Space Policy
Australia’s first ever space policy – Australia’s Satellite Utilisation Policy – has been released today, providing certainty and strategic direction for Australian users of satellite technology.

2/04/2013Competition set to boost clean tech innovation
Innovative clean tech companies have an opportunity to benefit and grow from the third annual Australian Clean Technologies Competition, which has already helped more than 50 companies commercialise their ideas and access new customer markets.

20/03/2013Improved tools to help Australian business
The Government’s popular business planning apps are now available for Android™ tablet users.

14/12/2012Strengthening the Textile Clothing and Footwear sector
The Gillard Government will invest $3.7 million (GST exclusive) to support four new projects to enhance the competitiveness of Australia’s Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) sector.

10/12/2012$2.5m in grants available to improve competitiveness of TCF small businesses
aEnterprising small businesses in the textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) sector can start applying for Australian Government grants of up to $50,000 to help transform their business so it is more competitive and productive.

18/09/2012Planning for business success now in the palm of your hand
Business owners will now be able to create new business, marketing and emergency plans using a suite of free iPad apps developed by the Australian Government.

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