Research

October 2017

Government funds establishment of Cyber Security CRC – October 2017

Filed under: Employment and Education, Research, Politics, Australian Politics, Public Sector,

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.

February 2017

Government should reduce medical research funding, says Leyonhjelm – February 2017

Filed under: Employment and Education, Research, Politics, Australian Politics, Social and Community,

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.

October 2016

Review recommends refocussing R&D incentives on ‘R&D intensive’ businesses – October 2016

Filed under: Economy and Finance, Tax, Employment and Education, Research, Trade and industry,

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.

August 2016

New Science Minister reverses CSIORO climate cuts – August 2016

Filed under: Employment and Education, Research, Environment and Indigenous Affairs, Climate Change, Environment,

The Coalition Government has directed the CSIRO to re-direct its focus back to climate science.

January 2016

Links to community grants – January 2016

Filed under: Public Sector, Australian Politics, Research,

The Parliamentary Library has recently published a listing of internet links to community grant programs.

December 2015

Innovation Statement - Overview – December 2015

Filed under: Australian Politics, Tax, Research, Business,

On 7 December 2015 the Australian Government unveiled its Innovation Statement – National Innovation and Science Agenda.

July 2015

Government announces review of research funding – July 2015

Filed under: Australian Politics, Education, Research,

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.

June 2015

Medical Research Fund legislation introduced to parliament - June

Filed under: Australian Politics, Research,

Legislation for the federal Government’s proposed $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) has been introduced in Parliament.

Government sets science priorities - June

Filed under: Australian Politics, Research,

The Commonwealth Government has announced new national science and research priorities “to ensure our high performing science, research and innovation system delivers maximum benefit”.

February 2015

Review announced of Australian medical research – February 2015

Filed under: Australian Politics, Health, Research,

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.

October 2014

Funds for health and medical research - October 2014

Filed under: Australian Politics, Research,

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”.

May 2014

New CRC funding

Filed under: Australian Politics, Research,

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane has announced that the federal Government will create three new Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs).