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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R&D Tax Incentive Review report released for consultation

The Turnbull Government is encouraging feedback from Australia’s research and development (R&D) community, businesses and industry groups and other stakeholders on the R&D Tax Incentive Review findings released today. The review was undertaken by Chair of Innovation Australia Bill Ferris, Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel and Secretary to the Treasury John Fraser, to: “Identify opportunities…

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Australian Institute of Marine Science partners with Boeing Australia to develop new monitoring technologies for the Great Barrier Reef

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has signed an exciting new five-year partnership with Boeing Australia to jointly develop new technological solutions to the complex problem of environmental monitoring on the Great Barrier Reef. Engineers from Boeing Research & Technology-Australia and Boeing subsidiary Insitu Pacific and marine science experts from AIMS will combine their…

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International clout added to Innovation Australia Board

The Government has added international experience to the board of Innovation Australia, appointing two overseas members to provide their perspective on the nation’s innovation and science agenda. Elizabeth Comstock (USA) and Saul Singer (Israel) have been appointed to the board until 2019. Innovation Australia is currently transitioning to Innovation and Science Australia, which will have…

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ABC Wollongong – Interview with Fiona Wyllie

E&OE… Topics: Visit to BlueScope steel, Wollongong steel industry, anti-dumping, Arrium FIONA WYLLIE: So Minister, some commentators have argued your Government's championing of the digital age was a factor in your struggle for re-election, the Prime Minister failing to sell the benefits of the digital transformation to old economy workers. Can you assure workers in…

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