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

  • $444 million total spend on R&D (2020–21)
  • $230 million to health sciences
  • $91 million to plant and animal production & products
  • $33.3 million to environmental management

Figures are approximate values.
View more information in the Queensland Government R&D expenditure report (2020–2021)