Science in the Queensland Government

Queensland Government's investment in science and research provides a foundation from which we can address future challenges.

Spending on research and development by socio-economic objectives

  • $394 million total spend on R&D (2021–22)
  • $127 million to health sciences
  • $107 million to plant and animal production & products
  • $25 million to environmental management & environmental policy, climate change and natural hazards

Figures are approximate values.
View more information in the Queensland Government R&D expenditure report (2021–2022)