Find the fun in science during National Science Week 2016 – 13 to 21 August

I’m delighted to launch National Science Week, Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. The Turnbull Government is supporting National Science Week with $500,000 under the National Science Week Grants Program. Established in 1997, National Science Week provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists. We are committed to supporting Australia’s great scientists…

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Address to the National Research and Innovation Alliance

Address to the National Research and Innovation Alliance Australian Academy of Science ** Check against delivery ** Introduction I’m honoured to be here today to speak with you, our nation’s preeminent science leaders. I want to thank you for your ongoing leadership and support for Australian science, and for the work you do to place Australian…

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Turnbull Government invests in new decadal climate science monitoring and forecasting capacity

The Turnbull Government will invest $37 million over 10 years to create a decadal climate science monitoring and forecasting capacity within the new CSIRO Climate Science Centre. Decadal forecasts aim to predict fluctuations in the climate system up to 10 years ahead of time. Reliable decadal forecasts will help decision-makers in agriculture, energy, water, health,…

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Australia to join global satellite research project

Australia will join 27 other countries in a global satellite research project with the launch of three Australian ‘CubeSats’ satellites. The QB50 project, coordinated by Belgium’s von Karmen Institute for Fluid Dynamics, is launching around 50 small research satellites into space for critical atmospheric research. The Turnbull Government has authorised the launch of three Australian…

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$18 million to boost global collaboration

The Turnbull Government is supporting businesses and researchers with grants of up to $1 million to help them collaborate with global partners on leading-edge research, development and commercialisation projects. The Government’s Global Innovation Linkages programme will provide $18 million over five years to help businesses collaborate to develop high quality products, services or processes that…

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