Australian Scientists create time on New Year’s Day

One of the country’s leading research facilities will create time on New Year’s Day, keeping Australia in sync with the rest of the world. Immediately before 11:00:00 am (AEDT) on New Year’s Day, Australian measurement scientists at the National Measurement Institute (NMI) will add an extra second to their super-accurate atomic clocks, to account for…

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MELBOURNE DOORSTOP

Topics: Opening of Ford’s Asia Pacific Product Development Centre; Alcoa; GREG HUNT: What we've seen today is that there is a long term future for the automotive sector in Australia. It's essentially in the research and development, design, the engineering side. Australians can be and are world-class automotive engineering researchers, developers, designers, and engineers. This…

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Have your say on priority areas for future CRCs

The Turnbull Government is seeking input from the industry, science and research communities on priority research themes for upcoming selection rounds of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme. Public consultation opening today will identify possible themes and priorities for CRC and CRC Project selection rounds over the next two years. The CRC Programme has played…

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Report on Australia’s intellectual property system released for consultation

The Turnbull Government has today released for consultation the findings of the Productivity Commission’s final report on its Inquiry into Australia’s Intellectual Property (IP) Arrangements. The Productivity Commission’s consultations were extensive and included over 600 submissions and 4 roundtables, 6 public hearings and over 800 research references. This is a report to government and we…

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ABC 774 Melbourne – Interview with Steve Martin

E&OE… Topics: Meeting with Alcoa CEO in New York to help secure jobs at the Portland aluminium smelter; sustainable power solution for Alcoa; Clean Energy Finance Corporation STEVE MARTIN: Greg Hunt joins me in the studio this morning. Minister, good morning to you. GREG HUNT: Good morning Steve. STEVE MARTIN: Thanks for your time. Why…

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