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20 July 2016

With the release of the National Research Infrastructure Capability Issues Paper consultations commence on Australia's future research infrastructure priorities. Submissions close 9 September 2016. National consultation sessions will take place from 26 July to 5 September.

Released by chief scientist Dr Alan Finkel, the Issues Paper identifies key areas of research infrastructure capability where national research infrastructure investment could enable the strongest results for Australia's research and innovation.

Prepared by an Expert Working Group announced in May, the paper is a key step in the development of the 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap, which is due to be released by the end of this year.

It will address six key areas including health, physics, environment, culture, national security and underpinning research.

The National Infrastructure Roadmap was a commitment the Australian Government made in its National Innovation and Science Agenda.

Its terms of reference include to:

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