ABC 936 Hobart – Interview with Leon Compton

E&OE… Topics: CSIRO, Macquarie Island, Backpacker Tax LEON COMPTON: Let's talk about the CSIRO and its future now. Amid the latest stoush over the future of ongoing scientific research on Macquarie Island south of Hobart, which the Federal Government has now assured is sound. It's easier to forget an earlier international outrage at planned changes…

3AW Melbourne – Interview with Nick McCallum

E&OE… Topics: Asset Recycling, Andrews Government, Refugees, Backpacker Tax NICK MCCALLUM: We'll now throw it over to Greg Hunt, the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, and a Victorian. Mr Hunt, thank you very much for joining us. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon, Nick. NICK MCCALLUM: Okay, so. I don't know whether you heard Jacinta…

2GB Sydney – Interview with Steve Price

E&OE… Topics: CSIRO, same sex marriage plebiscite, Bill Shorten, STEVE PRICE: The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Greg Hunt has made some announcements of his own in regard to the CSIRO and he's joined us in the studio tonight. Minister, thanks for your time. GREG HUNT: And good evening Steve. STEVE PRICE: How important…

Address to CSIRO Gala Dinner

Address to the CSIRO Gala Dinner Melbourne TownHall, Melbourne ** Check against delivery ** Introduction I acknowledge all of the leaders from across industry, government and academia here tonight. I acknowledge the other speakers and panelists. And I welcome all of the delegates from the International School on Research Impact Assessment, and am pleased CSIRO…

Sky News Interview with Laura Jayes

E&OE… Topics: Omnibus Bill, Bill Shorten, Sam Dastyari, gay marriage LAURA JAYES: The Minister for Industry, Innovation, and Science Greg Hunt joins me now. Time is ever precious in this 45th Parliament. GREG HUNT: As we speak, Anthony Albanese is filibustering to allow us to do the interview. LAURA JAYES: Yes. Well, thank you Anthony.…

French research and innovation players open their doors to Australian PhDs

A group of six Australian PhD students leave today for a two-week study tour of some of France’s top research institutions, business incubators, innovation hubs and industry players. The students won the opportunity in the first Australian-French 24 Hour Entrepreneurship Challenge, held at the Australian National University in June. The challenge saw Australia’s most dynamic…

3AW Drive – Interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE… Topics: Superannuation, Sam Dastyari, political donations, Islamic State TOM ELLIOTT: Okay, our next guest is the Minister for Science and Innovation. Greg Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon, Tom. TOM ELLIOTT: Now, there's three things I want to ask you about: superannuation, political donations, and Islamic State. Let's start with superannuation. What…

Industry–science partnership brings real-life skills to classrooms

The Turnbull Government is bringing industry professionals into classrooms to teach the next generation of science, maths, engineering and IT leaders, as part of a new partnership between CSIRO and Ai Group. The Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools (SMiS) program links industry professionals and scientists with classroom teachers and their students to generate interest and…

Interview with Ticky Fullerton – ABC The Business – ABC News 24

E&OE… Topics: National Innovation and Science Agenda, Climate Change Authority, Arrium, CSIRO, ARENA TICKY FULLERTON: The new Minister for Innovation and Science is Greg Hunt and he joins me now from Melbourne. Minister, welcome there. GREG HUNT: Hey Ticky, great to be here. TICKY FULLERTON: Can I just go to the news of the day…