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Gig Guide: Interim director named at Jobs and Skills Australia

Jobs and Skills Australia’s interim director is Professor Peter Dawkins, who will serve in the role while the federal government consults on the final design of the newly established...

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Victoria gets a new Industry and Innovation minister

Victoria has a new Industry and Innovation minister in Ben Carroll, a lawyer and one-time staffer to former Labor senator and federal minister for broadband, communications and the...

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$280m mRNA vaccine research hub set up in Qld

A $280 million mRNA vaccine research hub has been jointly set up by French biomedical company Sanofi, the Queensland state government, Griffith University, and the University of...

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Husic pump-primes the NRF to get money flowing

With the National Reconstruction Fund legislation now before Parliament, and a consultation process opened with the publication of a discussion paper, Industry minister Ed Husic’s...

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Sydney BioTech upgrades facility for commercialisation push

Biotech Inventia Life Sciences plans to build an advanced manufacturing facility in Sydney after receiving a multimillion-dollar support package from the state government that includes...

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Watch this space: Sector waits on new govt policies

The Australian government has agreed to only a handful of the 38 space industry development recommendations it received a year ago, resisting calls to provide more specific funding to...

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Govt mulls widening of Big Tech news code

A review of Australia’s media bargaining code has recommended the government investigate extending it to digital platforms other than Google and Facebook, and verify the value of...