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 Queensland Chief Scientist reviewed the Queensland science and research priorities (PDF, 625KB) to ensure future investments provide value for money, align with Queensland Government priorities, focus on well defined areas and reflect identified needs.

These priorities form part of the Science and innovation action plan (PDF, 546KB) and were developed through consultation across government with the university, research and industry sectors.

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
June 16, 2014


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