Perth's Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, and ANU's National Computational Infrastructure facility have just scored $140 million in the 2018 Federal Budget, announced tonight.
The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre helps advance medical research, nanotechnology, mining, construction and urban planning with high-speed calculations.
It supports research to maximise combustion in supersonic engines and model the physics of extreme waves to capture energy.
Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down the 2018-2019 Australian Federal Budget tonight - here is the speech in full.
In tonight's Federal budget, "boosting innovation with science and research infrastructure" was allocated 1.9 billion over the next 12 years - that's going towards health, manufacturing, agriculture, satellites for our GPS usage - and our space agency.