Scott Morrison has flagged the government is working with the United States and Britain on details for an Australian role in helping safeguard shipping passages in the Middle East.
Eligible defence suppliers have been invited to apply for the next round of Sovereign Industrial Capability Program grants.
The Northern Territory has passed a bill this week that could see the territory establish an industrial hemp industry.
Tritium, a Brisbane-based maker of fast DC chargers for electric vehicles, has announced news of a $30 million capital raise to keep up with demand following a number of recent international agreements.
By Andrew Spence A slimline rainwater tank that allowed Australians to weather terrible droughts will soon be manufactured in the United States. The Oziflow 58 Gallon tank is the original plastic slimline tank, is just 7” wide and can be linked together like Lego bricks to increase storage capacity. Tooling to manufacture the blow-moulded tanks is being…
Army vehicle-related contracts for seven small businesses were announced on Wednesday morning at Adelaide.
“The Liberal-National government will help secure gas supplies, put downward pressure on prices and encourage new investment in gas supplies,” Tuesday’s announcement says.
The Australian dollar’s decline – reaching 67.5 US cents yesterday and its lowest level in a decade – has been welcomed by Australian Grape and Wine.
A gas reservation is under consideration by the federal government following several years of resistance to the idea from both sides of federal politics, with resources minister Matt Canavan citing the success of the reservation scheme in WA.
Last year Australia sold more than 7,000 tonnes of uranium, at a value of nearly A$600 million. This uranium produced nearly as much energy as Australia uses in a year, but with less than 10% of the carbon dioxide from coal-fired power stations.