South Australia’s Holden plant at Elizabeth will close permanently in late 2017.
Budget 2017 has allocated A$100 million to boost innovation and advanced manufacturing. But can it fill the hole left by automotive industry closures?
CSIRO’s decision a decade ago to merge its marine and atmospheric research set the stage for a national climate research plan.
CSIRO was instrumental in creating a unified plan for all of Australia's climate research. The latest round of cuts would see that collaboration fall apart.
Who’ll use the equipment if funding for researchers is cut back?
The federal government's 2015 budget has done little to restore confidence in the government's support for science in Australia.
A brighter future for Australia’s Antarctic research.
The Antarctic is a vast and inhospitable place with a time scale all of its own. For the scientists who travel there to carry out research, a project can sometimes take years to plan and even longer to…
CSIRO research is crucial amid a business culture that is reluctant to embrace research, its chairman says.
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The federal government’s cuts to CSIRO will make it more difficult for the organisation to fill the research and development…
Industry partnerships can be critical to research outcomes and a country’s productivity.
Uncertainty over research funding will cost jobs, hurt productivity and threaten the government’s plans to promote better linkages between industry and research, say sector leaders. The Australian Research…
Agricultural research has become increasingly dependent on industry and CRC funding.
Funding shortfalls are hurting Australia’s agricultural research sector at a time when climate change, a looming food crisis…