- advanced manufacturing
- Australian Defence Force
- Australian government
- Australian Precision Medicine Enterprise
- Defence Innovation Hub
- federal government
- Global Medical Solutions Australia
- Global Science and Technology Diplomacy Fund
- Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range (JASSM-ER)
- Maritime mines
- medical manufacturing
- monash university
- Naval Strike Missile (NSM)
- new manufacturing plant
- Peter Dutton
- solar and EV batteries
- solar battery manufacturing plant
- technology development
- Telix Pharmaceuticals
- weapon capabilities
- Zero Emissions Developments (ZED)
Australian Defence acquires $3.5 billion to boost weapon capabilities
The federal government has approved the accelerated acquisition of improved weapon capabilities for the Australian Defence Force at a total cost of $3.5 billion.
Government supports production of locally made medicine
Under the Modern Manufacturing Initiative, the federal government has announced $23 million in support for the Australian Precision Medicine Enterprise.
Government invests in nine new Defence Innovation Hub projects
The Australian government is investing $19 million in Australian businesses and researchers to develop innovative technologies that could help protect and sustain Australian Defence Force personnel in the field.
Plans for next-gen solar battery manufacturing plant in Queensland
After developing the technology to build longer lasting, greener, more efficient, more affordable solar and EV batteries, Zero Emissions Developments (ZED) is seeking $30 million in private investment to build a manufacturing plant that will produce them.
Expanding global partnerships for domestic science and technology
A new strategic element of the federal government’s $60.2 million Global Science and Technology Diplomacy Fund aims to increase expertise and expand global cooperation in science and technology – including for manufacturing.