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May 21, 2018 | Media Releases

Public Consultation Commences on Australia’s Measurement Laws

Australians are being asked for their views on how to modernise the national measurement system as part of the Australian Government’s measurement law review. The Australian Government has marked World Metrology Day with the release of a discussion paper seeking views on how to modernise the national measurement system. The Scope of Australia’s Measurement Law discussion paper represents the first …

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May 21, 2018 | Media Releases

Celebrating Australian Excellence in Measurement Research

University of Adelaide’s Professor Derek Abbott has been awarded the 2018 Barry Inglis Prize for excellence in measurement research by the Australian Government’s National Measurement Institute (NMI). Professor Abbott’s research has advanced the fundamental understanding of electromagnetic spectrum between microwaves and infrared, with a range of potential applications such as cancer detection, customized medicine, and quality control of pharmaceuticals. For …

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May 16, 2018 | Media Releases

Defence Housing Australia Coming to Gungahlin

Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester and Senator for the ACT the Hon Zed Seselja, today announced the Government will be relocating Defence Housing Australia (DHA) from its head office in Barton to the town centre of Gungahlin, meeting the Federal Government’s 2016 election commitment. DHA has been selected on the basis that it is the right sized agency, has …

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May 10, 2018 | Media Releases

Budget 2018: Good for Canberra, Good for the Nation

The ACT is a big winner in tonight’s budget, with record investment from the Coalition Government in our hospitals and schools, a huge boost for our roads, as well as tax relief for ACT families. “Under the Coalition Government’s economic plan record jobs are being created, investment is rising and the budget is strengthening.  This means that we can guarantee …

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