The Federal Government has announced a new industry-led cyber security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) to build Australia’s cyber security capability and deliver solutions to ensure the safety of businesses and citizens in cyberspace.
Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm (NSW) says that if Australia’s medical research community wants the politics to be removed from funding, they need to turn to private sources and stop being so greedy for taxpayers’ money.
The Government is seeking feedback from Australia’s research and development (R&D) community, businesses and industry groups and other stakeholders on the findings of the R&D Tax Incentive Review, released by Industry Minister Greg Hunt.
The Coalition Government has directed the CSIRO to re-direct its focus back to climate science.
The Parliamentary Library has recently published a listing of internet links to community grant programs.
On 7 December 2015 the Australian Government unveiled its Innovation Statement – National Innovation and Science Agenda.
Education Minister Christopher Pyne has announced a comprehensive review of university research funding and policy as part of its strategy to boost the commercial returns from research.
Legislation for the federal Government’s proposed $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) has been introduced in Parliament.
The Commonwealth Government has announced new national science and research priorities “to ensure our high performing science, research and innovation system delivers maximum benefit”.
The Australian Government in October 2014 commissioned a review of independent medical research institutes (IMRIs) to identify what is needed to ensure that they can continue to make a strong contribution to health.
The Commonwealth Government has announced $538.8 million in funding “to help Australian health and medical researchers find the cures, treatments and medical devices of the future”.
Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane has announced that the federal Government will create three new Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs).