The federal government and Western Australian government will invest in new space technologies across the state to help grow a range of industries nationwide and create new jobs. Two of the projects being supported are part of the federal government’s $19.5 million Space Infrastructure Fund and to support local jobs and research and development. Fugro … Continue reading WA space project to drive nationwide industry growth
Three primary schools and four secondary schools in Western Australia have been named as finalists in the 2019 Governor’s School STEM Awards. Now in its fifth year, the Governor’s School STEM Awards recognise excellence in delivering an innovative, engaging and whole-of-school approach to science, technology, engineering and maths education. The schools named as finalists have … Continue reading Finalists announced for WA Governor’s School STEM Awards
Eight finalists have been announced for the the 2019 Western Australian Innovator of the Year program, which helps small to medium enterprises to develop their businesses and expand to create WA jobs. The program started in 2006 under the Carpenter Labor Government to showcase innovative and entrepreneurial individuals and businesses at the emerging or growth … Continue reading Finalists announced for WA Innovator of the Year
Western Australia’s top information and communications technology (ICT) talent has been showcased at the 28th annual WA Information Technology and Telecommunications Alliance (WAITTA) INCITE Awards. The contributions of individuals and organisations were celebrated across a wide variety of categories. Innovation in the health care industry was a particular highlight, with The University of Western Australia’s … Continue reading Innovations in the WA ICT sector recognised at the 28th WAITTA Awards
The Western Australian government has launched its strategy to support export growth in the areas of battery minerals, materials, technologies and expertise. The Australian Future Battery Industry Strategy was announced by WA premier Mark McGowan and state mines and petroleum minister Bill Johnston this week. McGowan said that increased demand for electric vehicles and energy … Continue reading WA government launches battery industry strategy
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $1.5 million to fund Australia’s first green hydrogen innovation hub at Jandakot in Western Australia. In Jandakot, ATCO will trial the production, storage and use of renewable hydrogen to energise a commercial-scale microgrid, testing the use of hydrogen in different settings and applications including in household appliances. … Continue reading Green hydrogen innovation hub to be built in WA
The West Australian town of Kalbarri will be home to the nation’s largest microgrid, which will integrate distributed solar, a 1.7MW wind farm and 2MWh battery system.
According to the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA), the Western Australian government needs top stop imposing additional costs and complexities on liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects.