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Government announces AI expert group

19 February, 2024

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic has announced the establishment of a new Artificial Intelligence Expert Group.

AEMO releases energy roadmap for the next 20 years

31 January, 2024

AEMO's Draft 2024 Integrated Systems Plan calls for the urgent building of large-scale renewable projects and transmission lines.

Resources minister to visit Japan and Republic of Korea

29 January, 2024

The minister aims to promote investment in Australian resources projects and reinforce Australia's role as a stable and reliable export partner.

Australia signs gas supply deals for east coast markets

24 January, 2024

More than 260 PJ of gas will be made available up to 2033 through the agreements signed with Esso and Woodside.

Queensland announces local flow-battery trial

23 January, 2024

Queensland has announced that trials of locally made flow batteries will be included in the next stages of its local network-connected batteries program.

Engineers Australia welcomes the government's AI response

23 January, 2024

Engineers Australia says it has welcomed the federal government's Interim Response to Safe and Responsible AI as a positive first step.

House Standing Committee tables report on developing advanced manufacturing

01 December, 2023

A bipartisan report makes 10 recommendations designed to support manufacturers' Industry 4.0 capabilities.

Government opens $392 million Industry Growth Program

28 November, 2023

The Industry Growth Program has been opened to help startups and small businesses commercialise and grow their companies.

Smart Precinct NQ to play key role in move to a circular economy

09 November, 2023

The Queensland Government has announced it will partner with Smart Precinct NQ to deliver a new circular economy initiative in Townsville.

Australia signs the Bletchley Declaration at AI Safety Summit

08 November, 2023

Australia has put its name to new global initiatives to encourage the safe, ethical and responsible development of AI.

Northern Territory LFP battery cathode plant reaches milestone

28 September, 2023

A battery cathode manufacturing plant near Darwin will be Australia's first commercial-scale facility of its kind, producing lithium ferrophosphate powder.

SA announces laws to unlock hydrogen and renewable energy

15 September, 2023

The Government of South Australia has announced a Bill designed to coordinate the development of hydrogen and renewable energy projects.

NSW Government announces new critical minerals strategy

08 September, 2023

The NSW Government's critical minerals strategy will include a sharper focus on domestic manufacturing, skills and training opportunities.

National Greenhouse Gas Inventory shows renewables are on the rise

28 August, 2023

The Australian Government has released the March 2023 Quarterly Update of Australia's National Greenhouse Gas Inventory.

Jobs and Skills Council established for manufacturing industry

23 June, 2023

The Manufacturing Industry Skills Alliance has been established as the Jobs and Skills Council (JSC) for the manufacturing industry.

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