International study grants to build Australia’s future prosperity

More than 3000 students, professionals and researchers will get funding from the Turnbull Government to pursue overseas learning and research opportunities next year.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today announced the recipients of the Turnbull Government’s 2017 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships and Endeavour Mobility Grants which provide opportunities for Australians to undertake…

Turnbull Government announces funding for ground-breaking research

Creating a new laser system for satellite tracking and mitigating the impacts of space debris, investigating how smartphones can assist people with a disability to navigate essential services, and developing high-performance batteries for electric vehicles are among 989 new research projects that will receive funding from the Turnbull Government. Minister for Education and Training Simon…

Doorstop interview, Wodonga

Simon Birmingham: It’s a real pleasure to be here today in Wodonga with Cathy McGowan, discussing everything across the Education and Training portfolio from the earliest years of child care and early learning, through schooling, through TAFEs, through universities, through community colleges, getting that full appreciation of the importance of education and training to, in…

UTAS projects on track

Reports today that the University of Tasmania (UTAS) has been gifted land for its campus relocations highlight the progress that is being made to realise an important vision for jobs and smart cities in Tasmania. The Turnbull Government’s $150 million commitment to invest in the relocation and expansion of UTAS’s campuses in the heart of…