Turnbull Government delivers $7.4 million boost to med tech and pharma sector

The Turnbull Government will give the medical technology and pharmaceutical sectors a shot in the arm, investing $7.4 million over two years in dollar-matched, industry-led projects to boost competitiveness and productivity. We’re investing in innovative projects that will develop and increase commercialisation of new medical therapies, devices and digital health systems. These projects could also…

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$13.3m grants to inspire the science prize winners of the future

Young Australians passionate about science and maths now have more opportunities to learn from and compete with the best through new government funding for a range of science, technology, engineering and maths activities. The nation’s best and brightest will have more options to travel to national and international competitions, more opportunities to participate in the…

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Turnbull Government supporting National Science Week 2017

The Turnbull Government is offering grants of $2,000 to $20,000 for individuals, community groups, universities, research institutions and other organisations interested in holding an event as part of National Science Week 2017. National Science Week will run 12 to 20 August 2017 and is a chance for all Australians to get involved in science. It’s…

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Address at the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science Dinner

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, fellow parliamentarians, members of the science and research communities, and to our teachers and our students. It’s my great pleasure to join you tonight in recognising the achievements of the very best of Australian scientists, innovators and science educators. I couldn’t agree more with the Prime Minister about the vital role…

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Innovation and Science Australia Bill passes Parliament

The Australian Parliament has today passed the Innovation and Science Australia Bill – cementing innovation and science at the heart of our long-term plan to secure Australia’s future economic prosperity. This establishes in legislation Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) – the organisation charged with helping the Government complete the three waves of the National Innovation…

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Transcript – Sky News interview with David Speers

E&OE… Topics: SA blackout; Arrium; Labor Senate motion; plebiscite DAVID SPEERS: Alright, you’re watching PM Agenda. It’s two weeks yesterday since the South Australian blackout, that blackout that knocked out the electricity for the entire state. Two weeks on, there are plenty of arguments still going on about exactly what happened and why, but also…

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Transcript – ABC 774 ‘Fight Club’ interview with Sami Shah & Brendan O’Connor

E&OE… Topics: Plebiscite; cyber security SAMI SHAH: We are joined today by in one corner, Greg Hunt, Liberal Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Federal Member for Flinders. Thank you for joining us Greg. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon Sami, we are in fact about a metre from each other in a tiny little ABC…

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Parliament passes legislation to protect emergency services volunteers

I am delighted that last night the Turnbull Government, with the assistance of a majority of Senate crossbenchers, passed legislation that will protect our emergency services volunteers from a hostile union takeover. The Turnbull Government has stood up for our communities and the more than 60,000 Victorian volunteers who protect us. These dedicated CFA volunteers…

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