STA President awarded Queen’s Birthday Honours

Professor Emma Johnston,

The President of Science & Technology Australia (STA) has been named an Officer of the Order of Australia. Professor Emma Johnston AO, was recognised for her work in marine ecology and for her contributions to strengthening Australia’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). CEO of STA, Ms Kylie Walker, congratulated Professor Johnston on behalf of […]

STEM Sector Policy Committee calls for applicants

Neon sign with words Speak Up! - image by Howard Lake

Science & Technology Australia are seeking candidates to join our STEM Sector Policy Committee, to support the organisation’s policy and advocacy work. Members will serve a term of two years, and are required to participate in monthly Committee meetings and contribute to the formation of policy and advocacy material (a minimum commitment of  three hours […]

Government responds to 2030 Plan

Melbourne city at night

The government has responded to Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation, a report published by the Office of Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) in January this year. Of 30 recommendations made by ISA, the Government has stated its support for 17 and “in-principle” support for 10 more. Following its release, STA applauded the Report’s focus on […]


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