A new era for Antarctic science

Joint media release with Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg and Minister for Jobs and Innovation Michaelia Cash The Coalition Government is establishing a new Australian Antarctic Science Council to revitalise science research on a new platform, as well as boost Hobart’s position as an Antarctic science hub, and as the premier gateway…

Successful early learning language program doubles

Joint release with the Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation Craig Laundy The Turnbull Government will expand its successful Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program into schools, inspiring an extra 30,000 children across Australia to learn a second language. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham and local Member for Reid Minister Craig…

Global recognition for Australian researcher

Joint release with Minister for Jobs and Innovation Michaelia Cash Australian researcher, Professor Brian Walker, has been internationally recognised for his scientific research. Professor Walker, from the CSIRO and Australian National University, today received the 2018 Blue Planet Prize, an international environmental award sponsored by Japan’s Asahi Glass foundation. He is only the second Australian…

Program brings engineering to life for Yankalilla Area School students

Joint release with Liberal Candidate for Mayo Georgina Downer Yankalilla Area School students are amongst the first in South Australia to take part in an innovative pilot program that introduces engineering concepts to primary school students.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today visited Yankalilla Area School with Liberal Candidate for Mayo Georgina…