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This instrument prescribes the Cooperative Research Centres Projects Program.
Administered by: Industry, Innovation and Science
Registered 04 Jan 2019
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Tabled HR12-Feb-2019
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2019
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Industry Research and Development (Cooperative Research Centres Projects Program) Instrument 2018

I, Karen Andrews, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, make the following instrument.

Dated 21 December 2018

Karen Andrews

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

6............ Prescribed program....................................................................................................... 1

7............ Specified legislative power............................................................................................ 2

8............ Eligibility criteria relating to program............................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       3

Industry Research and Development (Cooperative Research Centres Projects Program) Instrument 2017 3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Industry Research and Development (Cooperative Research Centres Projects Program) Instrument 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

5 January 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 33 of the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

5  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

program means the Cooperative Research Centres Projects Program.

6  Prescribed program

             (1)  For the purposes of subsection 33(1) of the Act, the program is prescribed.

             (2)  The program provides funding, in the form of short‑term grants, to support:

                     (a)  industry‑led collaborative research partnerships aimed at solving industry‑identified problems; and

                     (b)  the engagement of small and medium enterprises in collaborative research.

             (3)  The purpose of the program is as follows:

                     (a)  to improve the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of Australian industries, especially where Australia has a competitive strength, and in line with government priorities;

                     (b)  to foster high‑quality research to solve industry‑identified problems through industry‑led and outcome‑focused collaborative research partnerships between industry entities and research organisations;

                     (c)  to encourage and facilitate the participation of small and medium enterprises in collaborative research.

             (4)  In addition to funding from the Department administering the program, the program may also include funding from other non‑corporate Commonwealth entities (within the meaning of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013).

7  Specified legislative power

                   For the purposes of subsection 33(3) of the Act, the powers of the Parliament under paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution to make laws with respect to foreign corporations and trading or financial corporations formed within the limits of the Commonwealth are specified.

8  Eligibility criteria relating to program

                   For the purposes of subsection 33(4) of the Act, the eligibility criteria relating to the program include the requirement that applicants must be trading or financial corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies.