Government support for scientific research and new technologies

The Queensland Government supports scientific research in Queensland through funding assistance, financial incentives and policies. This support has led to billions of dollars in investment for projects, skills and facilities, and has created a collaborative network of institutes and precincts across the state.

Queensland Government funding for research

The R&D Queensland committee, chaired by the Queensland Chief Scientist, has developed the Queensland research and development investment strategy 2010-2020 which outlines priorities, objectives and key actions to coordinate Queensland Government investment in research and development (R&D).

Additional funding for medical research is available through Health and Medical Research in Queensland Health.

Australian Government funding for research

The Australian Government supports scientific research through research bodies, infrastructure development and funding. Some key Australian Government funding organisations are:

Find out more about the national bodies supporting science in Australia.

Last reviewed
November 15, 2013


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