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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Western Australia’s Coastal Radar Network Upgraded To Doppler Capability

Western Australia’s Coastal Radar Network Upgraded To Doppler Capability

29 January 2019

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Coastal Radar Upgrade To Make Western Australia’s Weather Service Nation’s Best Victor P Taffa $4.6 Million to upgrade Western Australia’s coastal radar network to Doppler capability Enhanced weather data to boost agribusiness capacity and emergency services in the regions Works are about to commence to upgrade […]

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Earthworks Commence For Albemarle Lithium Hydroxide Processing Plant

Earthworks Commence For Albemarle Lithium Hydroxide Processing Plant

06 January 2019

Western Australia Acting Premier Roger Cook Work To Begin On Albemarle Lithium Hydroxide Processing Plant At Kemerton Victor P Taffa Approvals clear path for lithium hydroxide processing plant in Kemerton, near Bunbury Albemarle Kemerton Plant to create more than 1,000 local jobs New project highlights important role of Strategic Industrial Areas (SIA’s) in supporting Western […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Backs Research Reducing Impacts Of Stroke And Alzheimer’s Disease

Palaszczuk Govt Backs Research Reducing Impacts Of Stroke And Alzheimer’s Disease

01 January 2019

Queensland Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch Chinese-Queensland Research To Combat Stroke And Alzheimer’s Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is backing innovative biomedical research to reduce the impacts of stroke and Alzheimer’s disease, announcing the recipients of this year’s Queensland-Chinese Academy of Science (Q-CAS) Collaborative Science Fund. Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch said the two project […]

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2019 Round Of Queensland-Smithsonian Fellowship Program Launched By Minister

2019 Round Of Queensland-Smithsonian Fellowship Program Launched By Minister

04 December 2018

Queensland Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch Opportunity For Queensland Researchers To Visit The Smithsonian Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is offering Queensland researchers the chance of a lifetime to visit leading researchers at the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex. Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch this morning launched the 2019 round of […]

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Perth Observatory Receives $1 Million Grant To Create Living Museum

Perth Observatory Receives $1 Million Grant To Create Living Museum

14 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Science Dave Kelly $1 Million Grant To Create Living Museum At Perth Observatory Victor P Taffa McGowan Government provides almost $1 Million to Perth Observatory A new Aboriginal Astronomy Centre to be created at the Bickley facility Funding will also improve disability access and amenities at the facility Minister for Science […]

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GrantsNT To Go Live On 1 November 2018

GrantsNT To Go Live On 1 November 2018

19 October 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Corporate and Information Services Lauren Moss Streamlining Access To Territory Grants In Supporting Jobs Victor P Taffa Applying for grants is set to become a lot easier for Territorians. Northern Territory Government is releasing a new user-friendly portal that will assist Territorians, organisations and GrantsNT the way in which Territorians apply […]

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Minister Announces First Cyber Security Professor For The Northern Territory

Minister Announces First Cyber Security Professor For The Northern Territory

29 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Corporate and Information Services Lauren Moss First-Ever Cyber Security Professor In The Northern Territory Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is investing $1.5 Million over the next 3 years and $850,000 ongoing to strengthen cyber security controls protecting government’s ICT network, as well as better supporting Territorians and Territory businesses to […]

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Queensland Sparklab Sciencentre Opens To The Public

Queensland Sparklab Sciencentre Opens To The Public

17 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch New $9.4 Million Sparklab Sciencentre Connects Queenslanders To Science Victor P Taffa Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch invited Queenslanders to experiment, explore and engage with science as the new Sparklab Sciencentre at Queensland Museum South Bank opens its doors […]

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Professor Peter Newman AO Named Scientist Of The Year 2018

Professor Peter Newman AO Named Scientist Of The Year 2018

17 August 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Science Dave Kelly Premier’s Science Awards Celebrate Leading Western Australia Scientists Victor P Taffa Premier’s Science Awards, now in their 17th year, offer prizes totalling $80,000 to Western Australia’s leading scientists Professor Peter Newman AO named Scientist of the Year Emeritus Professor David Blair inducted into […]

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Victoria Chosen As Home By Global Fintech Innovator

Victoria Chosen As Home By Global Fintech Innovator

06 July 2018

Victoria Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis Silicon Valley Fintech Chooses Victoria For Asia Pacific HQ Victor P Taffa Silicon Valley fintech innovators Nomis Solutions have announced Melbourne as the location of their Asia-Pacific HQ, boosting the state’s growing fintech sector and creating up to 50 jobs over 5 years. “Victoria’s thriving finance sector […]

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