July 26, 2018 | Media Releases

FIGHTING FIRE WITH SCIENCE

Highly flammable building construction materials and toxic flame retardants commonly found in furniture are set to be made redundant by eco-friendly, non-toxic, durable flame retardants developed with the assistance of Commonwealth funding, announced Assistant Minster for Science, Jobs and Innovation, Zed Seselja, at UNSW Sydney today. The Development of an Advanced Fire Retardant for Polymers and Textiles Project will receive …

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July 26, 2018 | Media Releases

SOVEREIGN LAUNCH RESEARCH SET TO TAKE OFF

Launching satellites could soon become a reality in Australia with Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation, Zed Seselja, today announcing Government support for Australian based research into rocket propulsion technology. The Responsive Access to Space project will receive almost $3 million under the fifth round of the Cooperative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P) Program, and has attracted in excess of …

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March 28, 2018 | Media Releases

Funding for exploration and research to secure jobs for the future

Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan this morning announced $50 million of Australian Government funding for research aimed at better equipping the mining and resources sector to manage future challenges. Minister Canavan said the funding will come from the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) program that supports industry-led collaborations …

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