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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STEM Skills Promoted Through Scitech Funding

STEM Skills Promoted Through Scitech Funding

26 June 2018

Western Australia Minister for Science and Innovation and ICT Dave Kelly McGowan Government Funds Scitech Continuing To Promote STEM Victor P Taffa McGowan Government gives $25.8 Million of funding to Scitech Scitech plays an important role in promoting STEM skills to the community McGowan Government committed to equipping Western Australians for the jobs of the […]

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Queensland Skin Cancer Hero Takes Out Clunies Ross Award

Queensland Skin Cancer Hero Takes Out Clunies Ross Award

17 June 2018

Queensland Minister for Environment and Science Leeanne Enoch Clunies Ross Award Goes To Queensland Skin Cancer Hero Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has congratulated Queensland scientist Dr. Jim Aylward who was awarded this year’s Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Award at a special ceremony in Melbourne last night (13 June). Environment and Science Minister Leeanne Enoch […]

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Research Fellowship Awarded For Bauxite Mining Project

Research Fellowship Awarded For Bauxite Mining Project

17 June 2018

Queensland Minister for Innovation Kate Jones Bauxite Mining Innovation A Win For North Queensland Victor P Taffa A collaborative project between researchers and industry to develop an innovative mining process could unlock massive, previously untapped, bauxite deposits in North Queensland within the next 5 years. Innovation Minister Kate Jones said University of Queensland researcher Dr. […]

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Electronics Firm Receives Grant To Upgrade Facility For Advanced Manufacturing

Electronics Firm Receives Grant To Upgrade Facility For Advanced Manufacturing

16 January 2018

South Australia Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis Jobs Boost For Electronics Firm Ahead Of Expansion Victor P Taffa Adelaide-based Entech Electronics will double its local production capacity with the help of a State Government Future Jobs Fund grant, creating 60 direct jobs in advanced manufacturing. “Jobs are the number one priority for the State Government, which is […]

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Monitoring Buoys Requires A Wide Berth

Monitoring Buoys Requires A Wide Berth

10 January 2018

Acting Queensland Minister for Science Coralee O’Rourke Be Careful Of Our Buoys Out There! Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is calling on all boaties to be careful of its wave monitoring buoys. Acting Science Minister Coralee O’Rourke said there had been instances over the past few years where boats had collided with the bright yellow […]

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Entire VLocity Rail Fleet To Have Mobile Phone Boosters On Board

Entire VLocity Rail Fleet To Have Mobile Phone Boosters On Board

18 December 2017

Victoria Minister for Innovation and the Digital Economy Philip Dalidakis Regional Passengers Say Goodbye To Mobile Black Spots Victor P Taffa Passengers on Victoria’s 5 busiest regional rail lines are set to see major improvements in mobile coverage following the successful testing of mobile signal repeaters, which will be used in Australia for the first […]

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Emeritus Professor John Pate Inducted Into Western Australian Science Hall Of Fame

Emeritus Professor John Pate Inducted Into Western Australian Science Hall Of Fame

25 November 2017

Western Australia Minister for Science Dave Kelly Revered Plant Scientist Inducted Into Western Australia Science Hall Of Fame Victor P Taffa Emeritus Professor John Pate inducted into Western Australian Science Hall of Fame Professor Pate has been recognised for his contributions to plant science in Western Australia Emeritus Professor John Pate has been officially inducted […]

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Q-CAS Fund 2017-2018 Round Now Open For Grant Applications

Q-CAS Fund 2017-2018 Round Now Open For Grant Applications

17 October 2017

Queensland Minister for Innovation Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch Queensland Government Backs Ground-Breaking Research Projects Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is supporting ground-breaking joint research including revolutionary solar battery development to drive down household energy bills, predicting crop yield from space, and treating Alzheimer’s disease. Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne […]

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ICT Related Projects Aims To Close The Digital Divide

ICT Related Projects Aims To Close The Digital Divide

28 August 2017

Queensland Minister for Innovation Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch Queensland Young ICT Explorers Bridging The Digital Divide Victor P Taffa An innovative technology challenge being held in Brisbane this weekend involving 450 students from 40 schools showcasing more than 150 ICT-related projects aims to help close the ‘digital divide’. Minister for Innovation, Science […]

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Winners Announced In Premier’s Science Awards For 2017

Winners Announced In Premier’s Science Awards For 2017

15 August 2017

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Science Dave Kelly Premier’s Science Awards Recognise Outstanding Western Australia Achievers Victor P Taffa Professors Harvey Millar and Christobel Saunders joint winners of Scientist of the Year Emeritus Professor John Pate inducted into the Western Australia Science Hall of Fame Western Australia’s top researchers and science […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Showcases 140 Years Of Innovation At Ekka 2017

Palaszczuk Govt Showcases 140 Years Of Innovation At Ekka 2017

14 August 2017

Queensland Minister for Innovation Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch Ekka Celebrates 140 Years Of Innovation In Queensland Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will showcase 140 years of innovation at this year’s Ekka, with the Queensland Government precinct in the Royal International Convention Centre celebrating the Advance Queensland theme. Minister for Innovation, Science and […]

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