Australia and China have launched a new water resources research centre to identify national priorities for water resources management for both countries.
The Federal Government has released the National Strategy for Cloud Computing, which spells out the government's vision that Australians will create and use world class cloud services to boost innovation and productivity across Australia's digital economy.
According to a study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Australians are the happiest people in the world. The report is based on: income, jobs, housing and health, Australia retaining the top position for the third year in a row.
CSIRO has installed a new A$200,000 solar cell printer which can produce the largest flexible, plastic solar cells in Australia - ten times the size of what once could be achieved.
Victoria will host the 2013 World Cup of Golf, reinforcing Melbourne's reputation as the sporting capital of Australia.
Boeing chief technology officer John Tracy was in to open the company’s A$5 million investment in Port Melbourne to mark the fifth anniversary of Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T) in Australia.
Education at the University of Melbourne has been ranked third in the world, while five other subjects have ranked in the top ten in the 2013 QS World University Rankings.
The Australian Research Council will allocate A$7 million to fund two Melbourne research hubs aimed at resolving challenges facing the food and dairy manufacturing industries.
Melbourne is once again Australia's fastest growing capital city, according to new estimates released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.