Science meets Parliament supports Deadly Science

Deadly science SmP

Science meets Parliament 2019 is proud to support Deadly Science, an important initiative expanding access to science for Indigenous kids. In lieu of gifts for SmP speakers, Science & Technology Australia will donate $20 in the name of each speaker to this cause. Deadly Science provides remote schools with books and scientific resources, and connects […]

Walking hand in hand with Australian Science

SmP parliament house

As Science meets Parliament approaches, Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel writes of what can be achieved when Government walks with science hand in hand. December 1915 was a landmark time in our nation’s history. Percy Grainger and Dame Nellie Melba were setting America alight with their musical talents. Mrs Edith Widdis was basking in […]

Science & Technology Australia seeking new CEO


Science & Technology Australia (STA) is on the hunt for a new CEO to commence in early 2020, as Kylie Walker announces her departure to become CEO of Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) in the new year. This is an opportunity to work with a talented team and committed board and continue growing […]


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