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ACS welcomes new Federal Science and Technology Minister

Promotion of Melissa Price from Defence Industry to add stability.

1 October 2021


ACS, the professional association for Australia’s technology sector, congratulates the Hon. Melissa Price, MHR, on her appointment to Minister for Technology and Science.

Rupert Grayston, ACS Chief Executive Officer, said of the appointment: “ACS is looking forward to having a strong relationship with Minister Price who, coming from the portfolio of Defence Industry, has already seen the critical role technology and science have in protecting the nation and our standard of living.

“We hope this reshuffle will bring some much-needed stability to the Industry portfolio ahead of the Federal Election due before May next year.”


Further information

Troy Steer

Director of Corporate Affairs and Public Policy

M – 0417 173 740

E – [email protected]

About ACS

ACS is the professional association for Australia's technology sector. More than 45,000 ACS members work in business, education, government and the community. ACS exists to create the environment and provide the opportunities for members and partners to succeed. ACS strives technology professionals to be recognised as drivers of innovation in our society, relevant across all sectors, and to promote the formulation of effective policies on technology and related matters. Visit for more information.