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Tuesday, 12 May 2009
Page: 3579


Mr Ciobo asked the Minister representing the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, in writing, on 23 February 2009:

In respect of the Government’s funding of organisations and projects between 3 December 2007 and 20 January 2009: (a) which organisations and projects based in the Moncrieff electorate received funding from his department; (b) what sum of funding did each organisation and project receive; and (c) for what purpose was each funding commitment made.


Dr Emerson (Minister for Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy and Minister Assisting the Finance Minister on Deregulation) —The Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research has provided the following answer to the honourable member’s question:

 

Organisation

Purpose of funding

Funding

Allotz.com Limited

Hotel Yield and Channel Management Software

$5,000 (GST incl)

Baby Hugs Pty Ltd

Remote controlled cot rocking device

$7,000 (GST incl)

Cheeta International Pty Ltd

Powered lifting trolley

$59,000 (GST incl)

Combat Clothing Australia Pty Ltd

TCF Post 2005 Strategic Investment Program

$107,000 (GST incl)

Dermerase Holdings Pty Ltd

Device for Cosmetic beauty treatment for skin

$5,000 (GST incl)

LTD Dev-Audio Pty Ltd

Specialised microphone for group conversations and analytical software for enhancement, data capture, filing and storage

$40,000 (GST incl)

Queensland Hosiery Mill Pty Ltd

TCF Post 2005 Strategic Investment Program

$71,000 (GST incl)

Revevtec Holdings Ltd

Develop a new combustion engine for the sport and recreational aircraft industry

$386,000 (GST incl)

Wet Set Solutions Pty Ltd

Underwater Camera Housings for film making industry

$35,000 (GST incl)

Intimsco Pty Ltd T/A inQbator

Support under the ICT Incubators Program for the better-performing Incubators to continue to play a significant role in the national innovation system. This project was previously funded by the BITS (Building on IT Strengths) Program. December 2007 Quarter Grant Drawdown

$110,000 (GST incl)

Intimsco Pty Ltd T/A inQbator

Support under the ICT Incubators Program for the better-performing Incubators to play a significant role in the national innovation system. This project was previously funded by the BITS (Building on IT Strengths) Program. March 2008 Quarter Grant Drawdown

$77,000 (GST incl)

Genomics Research Centre, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus

The recipient was awarded funding under the Competitive Grants component of the International Science Linkages program to undertake a collaborative research project with the London Migraine Clinic, UK and the Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, New Zealand, to identify migraine genes and understand the underlying molecular basis of migraine that will lead to a more accurate and reliable diagnosis and appropriate treatment options.

$375,697.30 (GST incl)

Project: “National Science Week on ‘Roller Coaster’” Recipient: Rueben Meerman - ‘The Surfing Scientist’

To assist costs of producing science documentary segments for the ABC’s ’Roller Coaster’ television program, broadcast during National Science Week in August 2008. 

$4,400 (GST incl)

In 2008, Griffith University (which includes a Gold Coast campus located in Moncrieff electorate) received funding under the Australian Research Council (ARC) National Competitive Grants Program*.

In 2008, the ARC funded 105 research projects (including both new and ongoing projects) at Griffith University

$8,566,952 (GST excl)

Griffith University

In addition Griffith University is the administering institution for the ARC Centres of Excellence in Policing and Security established in 2007

$2,000,000 (GST excl)

*please note: The ARC does not distinguish between campuses in the reporting of funding allocations