Ed Husic
Quantum Computing

Science minister Ed Husic on quantum: ‘Have the ambition to be a big player, not a bit player’

- February 23, 2023 5 MIN READ

We believe in our quantum ecosystem and its role in Australia’s economic prosperity and national security. Australia has long had an outsized impact on quantum research. The people who have had their training in quantum in Australia are now in leadership roles in research, industry and government here and around the world. When it comes… Read more »

Ed Husic
Other tech

Husic gets cracking on the government’s new $15 billion ‘reconstruction’ fund for renewables, fintech, AI, robotics and quantum

- December 1, 2022 3 MIN READ

The federal government has begun the formation of its flagship $15 billion manufacturing fund, with legislation introduced to Parliament and discussions with industry to kick off next week. The National Reconstruction Fund, a key election pledge from Labor, will provide funding to tech areas including medical science, renewables and low-emission technologies, and critical technologies such… Read more »


Science minister Ed Husic hold tech roundtables in lead up to jobs & skills summit

- August 15, 2022 2 MIN READ

Federal Industry and Science minister Ed Husic is hosting a series of roundtables this week with tech sector leaders to discuss their economic and employment challenges ahead of the Jobs and Skills Summit in September. The five roundtables this Wednesday to Friday cover the following themes: science and commercialisation (August 17) digital and tech skills… Read more »


Tech minister Ed Husic: ‘we need to back ourselves more.. and convince others’

- July 27, 2022 3 MIN READ

The tech sector should be presenting a united front to highlight the importance of digital technologies to society and the economy, Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Ed Husic, said in Canberra this week. Speaking at the national launch of the 2022 ACS’ Digital Pulse report at the National Press Club, Minister Husic called on technology sector… Read more »