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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Turnbull Government is committed to supporting workers as Ford and Holden Cruze production comes to an end in Australia

As the last Ford Falcon and Holden Cruze roll off the production line today, the Turnbull Government is committed to supporting workers during what is a difficult time for many staff and their families. Already there has been significant partnership between all levels of Government to support workers during this period of transition. In particular,…

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