Legislation to establish Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) was tabled in Parliament on 4 May 2016.
Thursday 28 April 2016 About the report: The Best and Brightest – Advancing Medical Research Survey Report 2016 reviews the workplace experiences of researchers in the Medical Research Institute (MRI) sector. The Professional Scientists Australia report examines the workplace experiences of medical researchers, and looks at issues facing the workforce and sector. The report shows…
A new report by Professionals Australia shows that Australia risks losing the best and the brightest scientists from Medical Research Institutes (MRIs) due to funding uncertainty and inefficiency. The Best and Brightest: Advancing Medical Research report showed that just 21 per cent of the medical research sector workforce are permanent full-time employees and more than…
Commonwealth Treasurer, the Honourable Scott Morrison MP last night delivered the 2016–2017 Federal Budget. In addition to the $1.1 billion in initiatives outlined in the Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda, the 2016/17 Budget allocated $1.7 billion for funding of specific projects.
Commonwealth Treasurer, the Honourable Scott Morrison MP confirmed its commitment to the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) with the Fund on track to reach $20 billion by 2020/21 – one year later than estimated in last year’s Budget.
NMMRC funding was maintained in the Budget
Funding for research remains largely unchanged or as already announced in last night’s Budget.
In addition to the $1.1 billion in initiatives outlined in the Governments National Innovation and Science Agenda, the Commonwealth Treasurer, The Honourable Scott Morrison MP last night allocated $1.7 billion for funding of specific projects. The projects include: $100.5 million to Geoscience Australia over four years from 2016/17 to produce geographical modelling of mineral, petroleum…
As part of the 2016/17 Budget, the Commonwealth Treasurer, The Honourable Scott Morrison MP last night tabled a detailed options paper and delayed higher ed reforms until 2018.
The Government has updated the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) initiative to encourage investment in early-stage innovative companies.