Melbourne Leapfrogs Sydney As Australia’s Most Innovative City

Melbourne Leapfrogs Sydney As Australia’s Most Innovative City

14 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula Melbourne Declared As Australia’s Most Innovative City Victor P Taffa Melbourne was today named as Australia’s most innovative city, leapfrogging Sydney to claim 11th place overall in the annual 2thinknow Innovation Cities Global Index. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula welcomed the release of […]

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Rockhampton Gains From New Tech And Innovation Centre

Rockhampton Gains From New Tech And Innovation Centre

28 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Innovation Kate Jones State Government To Build Tech And Innovation Centre In Rocky Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will partner with Central Queensland University (CQU) to deliver an advance technology and innovation centre in Rockhampton. This is under a new strategy designed to create jobs in the agricultural technology, mining and manufacturing […]

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Cyber Security Discussion On 16 October 2019 For Small Business

Cyber Security Discussion On 16 October 2019 For Small Business

09 October 2019

New South Wales Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope Cyber Security Experts Gather For New South Wales Small Business Month Victor P Taffa Small business owners will have the opportunity to educate themselves about the threats and impacts of cyber attacks at a free event in Parramatta as part of New South Wales […]

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McGowan Govt Opens Round 2 Of X-TEND Western Australian Grants Program

McGowan Govt Opens Round 2 Of X-TEND Western Australian Grants Program

01 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Innovation and ICT Dave Kelly More Investor And Start-Up Training To Help Grow The Economy Victor P Taffa McGowan Government opens Round 2 of the X-TEND Western Australian grants program Grants help innovative Western Australian start-ups, emerging businesses and small-to-medium sized enterprises become investor ready Part of the McGowan Government’s $16.7 […]

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Redeveloped Macquarie House Site Officially Opened By Premier

Redeveloped Macquarie House Site Officially Opened By Premier

15 September 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Innovation Front And Centre At Launceston’s Macquarie House Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government understands the importance of the digital economy and the critical role it will play in the future success of our state. That’s why we are supporting the industry to grow with a number of key initiatives, including our […]

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TechDiversity Awards 2019 Presented By Minister

TechDiversity Awards 2019 Presented By Minister

14 September 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula Strengthening Diversity In Victoria’s Digital Tech Sector Victor P Taffa Victoria’s leading entrepreneurs, innovators and start-ups have been recognised for creating positive change for under-represented groups in the digital tech sector at this year’s TechDiversity Awards. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula last night […]

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Digital Connectivity To Be Improved For Central Highlands

Digital Connectivity To Be Improved For Central Highlands

14 September 2019

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes Tackling The Digital Divide In Central Highlands Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is backing a new plan to improve digital connectivity in central Victoria as part of a commitment to give regional Victorians equal access to the infrastructure and services available in Melbourne. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn […]

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Nominations For 2019 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards Now Open

Nominations For 2019 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards Now Open

10 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Science and Technology Michael Ferguson Recognising Excellence In STEM Victor P Taffa 2019 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards for excellence in science, technology, engineering and maths are now officially open for nominations, Minister for Science and Technology Michael Ferguson said. Launching in line with National Science Week (10-18 August), these awards recognise our […]

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Ross Vining Memorial Forensic Science Winners Announced By Attorney-General

Ross Vining Memorial Forensic Science Winners Announced By Attorney-General

09 August 2019

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman Celebrating The Best Of Forensic Science South Australia Victor P Taffa Scientists who spent over 100 hours processing and analysing materials found at a series of clandestine drug labs and staff who’ve brought their knowledge of forensic toxicology to the world are among those recognised at the annual Ross Vining […]

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Remote Tourism Destinations Boosted With Improved Mobile Coverage

Remote Tourism Destinations Boosted With Improved Mobile Coverage

03 June 2019

Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan Mobile Coverage Boost In Remote Tourism Destinations And Communities Victor P Taffa McGowan Government and Optus partner to deliver 4G mobile and data coverage in 11 remote locations throughout the State Co-investment to boost regional tourism, businesses and communities Mobile voice and data coverage in some of […]

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Astra Aerolab Construction Gets Underway By Deputy Premier

Astra Aerolab Construction Gets Underway By Deputy Premier

18 May 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro Astra Aerolab To Create Astronomical Benefits For Hunter Region Victor P Taffa Construction of a defence and aerospace technology park that will create up to 5,500 jobs and service and maintain Australian fighter jets has today taken flight, thanks to New South Wales Government funding. Deputy Premier John […]

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$650,000 Contribution For ACMI From Gandel Philanthropy Welcomed By Minister

$650,000 Contribution For ACMI From Gandel Philanthropy Welcomed By Minister

14 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley New ACMI Education Partnership In A Class Of Its Own Victor P Taffa Digital learning labs and school-based programs focused on emerging technology will be created from a major philanthropic partnership unveiled today at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI). Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley […]

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Global Medtech Manufacturer Expansion Welcomed By Minister

Global Medtech Manufacturer Expansion Welcomed By Minister

20 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula Global Medtech Manufacturer Expands In Melbourne Victor P Taffa Victorians will soon have access to ground-breaking technology that will make blood tests less painful and more efficient thanks to a huge expansion of global medical technology company Trajan in Melbourne’s east. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and […]

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Professor Peter Klinken AC Reappointed Chief Scientist Until June 2022

Professor Peter Klinken AC Reappointed Chief Scientist Until June 2022

03 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Science Dave Kelly Western Australia Chief Scientist Reappointed Until 2022 Victor P Taffa Professor Peter Klinken AC reappointed as Western Australia Chief Scientist to June 2022 Science Minister Dave Kelly is pleased to announce the reappointment of Western Australia’s Chief Scientist, Professor Peter Klinken AC for a further 3 years. Professor […]

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Round 2 Science Industry Fellowships Program Applications Open Until 30 April 2019

Round 2 Science Industry Fellowships Program Applications Open Until 30 April 2019

03 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Science and Innovation and ICT Dave Kelly Science Industry PhD Fellowships To Link Researchers With Industry Victor P Taffa Applications open for Round 2 of Science Industry PhD Fellowships program 13 more fellowships available for Western Australian students to work on innovative projects Each scholar receives $30,000 over 3 years through […]

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Science Benefits In Fish On Show At National Seafood Week 11-17 March 2019

Science Benefits In Fish On Show At National Seafood Week 11-17 March 2019

12 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries and Science Dave Kelly Science Plays A Vital Role In Sustainable Seafood Victor P Taffa Sustainable Seafood Week will showcase how Western Australia’s fisheries science is world class Science for Sustainability events will explain how good science benefits our fisheries DPIRD’s Fisheries education team join the fun of Crab Fest […]

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Nominations For Science Excellence Awards Open Until 26 April 2019

Nominations For Science Excellence Awards Open Until 26 April 2019

05 March 2019

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni Nominations Open For South Australia Science Excellence Awards Victor P Taffa Nominations are now open for the South Australian Science Excellence Awards to recognise the outstanding work of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) researchers, leaders and educators in our State. Minister for Industry and Skills […]

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Faster Mobile And Internet Coverage In Regional New South Wales

Faster Mobile And Internet Coverage In Regional New South Wales

25 February 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro $400 Million For Faster Mobile And Internet Coverage In Regional New South Wales Victor P Taffa Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales John Barilaro today announced a $400 Million Regional Digital Connectivity Package. This will dramatically improve regional communications building new data centres outside Sydney […]

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ADC Global Blockchain Finalists Announced

ADC Global Blockchain Finalists Announced

19 February 2019

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall Finalists Announced For South Australia’s $100,000 Blockchain Innovation Challenge Victor P Taffa Blockchain technology is being used to trade renewable energy, and preserve cultural artefacts currently held by the South Australian Museum. This is among the 10 outstanding ideas that have been selected as finalists in South Australia’s Blockchain Innovation […]

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Construction Begins On Sunshine Coast International Submarine Cable

Construction Begins On Sunshine Coast International Submarine Cable

09 February 2019

Queensland Minister for State Development Cameron Dick Sunshine Coast International Submarine Cable Construction Begins Victor P Taffa Construction has begun on the $35 Million Sunshine Coast International Broadband Submarine Cable network project, which will provide Australia’s fastest data and telecommunications transmission speeds to Asia. Minister for State Development Manufacturing Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said […]

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