STEM Ambassador provides catalyst for local science community

Wills STEM community

Designed to foster collaboration and connections between Australian STEM professionals and Federal Parliamentarians, the STEM Ambassador program has already catalysed some meaningful action. For example, the science and technology community in Melbourne’s electorate of Wills are mobilising to help inform policymaking in Canberra. Candice Raeburn is the STEM Ambassador in Wills, and she has been […]

Scholarships: Science meets Parliament 2019

Science meets Parliament crowd

Science & Technology Australia is offering six scholarships to the 20th anniversary Science meets Parliament this year, to be held in Canberra on 13-14 August 2019. Science meets Parliament brings around 200 Australian scientists and technologists to Canberra for professional development, networking, and to meet face-to-face with MPs and Senators. It is a highlight of […]

Skills and climate science a focus for Budget Reply

2019-20 Budget Reply

Measures to support the future science- and technology-skilled workforce and a commitment to action on climate change were welcome highlights of the Opposition’s Budget Reply speech, but Science & Technology Australia lamented the lack of detail on investment in the nation’s knowledge economy. “Labor’s commitment to support access to universities by removing caps on undergraduate places would […]

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