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Building on Australia's research success

The Gillard Government is investing $321.2 million to support Australian researchers and research facilities to drive innovation and support high-quality jobs growth.

Australia from space: Copyright, opens world collections to Australian researchers

Australian researchers will gain access to international scientific collections to enable greater global collaboration, under an agreement signed by Science and Research Minister Senator Don Farrell.



Thursday, 27 June 2013

Questacon bringing science and technology to students and mums

Minister for Science and Research Senator Don Farrell today launched the Questacon Technology Learning Centre in Canberra.
Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Science and Technology Agreement signed with Vietnam

Australia and Vietnam will continue to work together on scientific and technological projects following the signing of an agreement today.
Friday, 21 June 2013

Research investment priorities for Australia's future

The Gillard Government today released its 15 priorities for strategic research to drive investment in those areas which can help address Australia's most important economic, environmental and social challenges.
Thursday, 20 June 2013

Inspiring industry to inspire Australia

BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Glaxo Smith Kline, Shell and the Queensland Seafood Industry Association all feature in a new publication designed to encourage businesses to promote the benefits of science and innovation.
Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Assessing research benefits to Australia

The Australian Government is calling for submissions on how best to measure and explain the benefits of government-funded research in universities.


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