National Innovation and Science Agenda is having a significant impact one year on

A year since the Turnbull Government launched a landmark new plan to capitalise on the nation’s strengths and turn Australia into an innovation leader, major initiatives are underway to boost investment, generate jobs and improve the quality of our lives. The $1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda was launched in December 2015, and represented…

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$3.9 million to inspire girls and women to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths

The Turnbull Government has announced $3.9 million in funding to 24 organisations to rollout projects that will encourage girls and women to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths. The funding is the first round of the $8 million Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grant program under the National Innovation and Science…

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New Growth Centre to help Australia become a global cyber security leader

The Turnbull Government has established a new Cyber Security Growth Centre that will drive the development of a vibrant and globally competitive cyber security industry in Australia. The establishment of the Growth Centre is a key part of the Turnbull Government’s $1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda and Australia’s Cyber Security Strategy. The government…

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Government’s Golden Wattle Coming to Cowes

The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre Golden Wattle will hit the road to give people across Phillip Island easy access to essential government payments and services in December. This travelling outreach service shortens the distance between rural and regional communities and government services. In the 2015-16 financial year, Mobile Service Centre Crews visited 381 towns…

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Federal Government Backing Our Local Wine Industry

The Mornington Peninsula winemakers have been influential in the development of enhanced changes to the Federal Government’s Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Rebate. The changes will better assist grape growing, winemaking, associated tourism and local jobs in regional Australia, including here on the Peninsula. Over recent months the Turnbull Government, led by Assistant Minister for Agriculture,…

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Transcript – Melbourne doorstop with Minister Tehan

Topics: Launch of the Turnbull Government’s $31.9 million Cyber Security Growth Centre in Melbourne. GREG HUNT: Delighted to be here today at Data61. This is the home of Australia's and Victoria's cyber security, data research, and our future industry within the data and cyber security areas. Cybercrime has a huge impact. It's about the impact…

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CSIRO Innovation Fund launched to supercharge Australian innovations

The Turnbull Government today launched the $200 million CSIRO Innovation Fund which will commercialise early stage innovations from CSIRO, universities and other publicly-funded research bodies. This joint government–private sector fund will help Australia’s home grown innovations become successful businesses, and in doing so create jobs and boost Australia’s productivity and exports. The government is investing…

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