Taking Brisbane’s world class research from lab to everyday life will be a cornerstone policy for the Turnbull Government’s innovation agenda.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Industry, Innovation and Science Minister Christopher Pyne unveiled the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) yesterday with a focus on research and additional support to encourage Australian students to embrace the digital age.
Federal Member for Brisbane Teresa Gambaro said all learning facilities in her electorate would benefit from the $1.1 billion funding package.
The Turnbull Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) will deliver a suite of programs and incentives for business to revolutionise and grow the economy, Member for Brisbane Teresa Gambaro said.
The National Innovation and Science Agenda is a comprehensive $1.1 billion plan to ensure Australia grasps the opportunities created by its transitioning economy.
The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland in Brisbane is among projects to receive funding of $998,400 under Round Two the Australian Government’s National Stronger Regions Fund, boosting local jobs and improving community infrastructure.
The funding will go towards the upgrade of one and two bedroom units at the Leukaemia Foundation’s Herston Village, which provides safe and environmentally efficient accommodation for rural and regional blood cancer patients undergoing long-term treatment at nearby hospitals.