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…

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…

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…

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…

Assistance for the development of Phillip Island Village School

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt visited Phillip Island Village School today to announce funding for a masterplan for the school. “I am incredibly pleased to announce that Phillip Island Village School in Ventnor will embark on a masterplan for the future development of the school with the assistance of a $25,000 Commonwealth Government grant,”…

New buildings open horizons for students at Newhaven College

Newhaven College will be able to expand its facilities on Phillip Island thanks to a federal funding grant. Flinders MP Greg Hunt said it was terrific to be able to fund projects that directly benefitted local young people. “I am incredibly pleased to announce that Newhaven College on Phillip Island will be able to build…

Eureka Prizes reward science engagement excellence

A dragon’s tail, black hole hunting and fireballs in the sky may sound like fantasy fiction but are amongst the real-world scientific topics explored by winners of this year’s 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. The Australian Government’s sponsorship of five of the prizes, acknowledges the importance of promoting excellence in research and innovation, science leadership,…