2GB interview with Ross Greenwood

E&OE… Topics: Australian automotive industry ROSS GREENWOOD: Greg Hunt joins me from Chicago this evening, and Greg, I really appreciate your time. This is important stuff you’re doing, but what sort of a hearing do you get from some of the biggest carmakers in the world? GREG HUNT: Look, we had a tremendous response. I’ve…

Grants assist young science and maths students to test their skills

Budding science and maths students have more opportunities to compete against the best in Australia and around the world through new government funding for a range of science, technology, engineering and maths activities. As part of the Turnbull Government’s National Science and Innovation Agenda, grants of up to $5000 per student and $20,000 per application…

FiveAA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE… Topics: Arrium; automotive industry LEON BYNER: Greg Hunt, thanks for your time. You’re about to go overseas hunting for a buyer for Arrium. Tell me what the prospects are. GREG HUNT: Look, I am quietly confident. It’s obviously in the hands of the administrators, so it’s a sale by a private enterprise to a…

Turnbull Government delivers $7.4 million boost to med tech and pharma sector

The Turnbull Government will give the medical technology and pharmaceutical sectors a shot in the arm, investing $7.4 million over two years in dollar-matched, industry-led projects to boost competitiveness and productivity. We’re investing in innovative projects that will develop and increase commercialisation of new medical therapies, devices and digital health systems. These projects could also…

RN Breakfast interview with Fran Kelly

E&OE… Topics: fusion power; Australia’s involvement in ITER project; Adani; gun laws FRAN KELLY: Nuclear fusion powers the sun, its advocates say it could also power the earth. Just explain to us if you can, what it is, nuclear fusion? GREG HUNT: So basically fusion is where you bring two atoms together to make one…

$13.3m grants to inspire the science prize winners of the future

Young Australians passionate about science and maths now have more opportunities to learn from and compete with the best through new government funding for a range of science, technology, engineering and maths activities. The nation’s best and brightest will have more options to travel to national and international competitions, more opportunities to participate in the…