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Gig Guide: Service NSW architect departs, new China Ambasador

The NSW government has appointed new secretaries for Treasury and the newly formed Department of Enterprise Investment and Trade secretary, while a new Chinese ambassador seeks to mend...

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DroneShield upgrades defence AI engine

Drone detection and countermeasure company DroneShield has announced the upgrading of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) engine that supports its RF drone and autonomous systems...

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A research boost is critical to economy and well-being: STA

Australia’s peak science lobby has called on government to “double down” on its research and development investment to raise it to 3 per cent of GDP in order to “shield our...

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Dutton drops $14m hypersonic research precinct on Brisbane

A $14 million Defence research precinct has opened in Brisbane to facilitate collaborative research on hypersonic technology between industry, universities, and international...

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Nearly 150 officials on taskforce exploring nuclear sub options

There are nearly 150 members on the federal government's nuclear-powered submarines taskforce, including officials from a range of federal departments and 10 contractors who the...

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Details are scarce on Australia-UK critical technology deals

State and federal governments have declined to disclose details of recently signed international agreements purported to boost emerging industries and cross border trade with the...

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Local AdBlue production up 800 per cent with govt subsidy

A $29 million government subsidy has helped Australian firm Incitec Pivot increase its domestic production of a critical diesel exhaust fluid eight-fold in a month, as a global...

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Albo’s election pitch puts manufacturing at the centre

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has made his case for government in a wide-ranging speech with a focus on sovereign capability and manufacturing. Mr Albanese kicked off the...

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Govt’s anti-trolling bill should be scrapped: Law Council

Legislation aimed at preventing online trolling is unlikely to be effective, may lead to increased censorship by tech giants, and leave victims with no legal recourse, the Law Council...