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STA welcome fresh government support for climate science

Science and Technology Australia has welcomed the Government’s announcement that CSIRO’s climate science capacity will be expanded. “Climate science is important, and Australia’s geographic position and capabilities mean it is uniquely positioned to make significant contributions to the world’s body of knowledge in this critical area,” said STA Chief Executive Kylie Walker. “We commend further investment in […]

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Australian Financial Review’s Innovation Summit

As a proud partner of the Australian Financial Review’s inaugural Innovation Summit, Science & Technology Australia is pleased to promote this event to our members. The Innovation Summit will take place on 17-18 August at Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf, Sydney, and features a sterling program including our own President, Professor Jim Piper, alongside other leaders […]

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Professional scientist remuneration survey 2016

Professionals Australia and Science & Technology Australia invite you to participate in their annual Professional Scientist Remuneration Survey. Participants go in the draw for a chance to win one of four prizes of $500. The survey has now closed. The full report can be accessed via the Professionals Australia website. Professionals Australia has been conducting […]


STA responds to election result, calls for vision for science

Science & Technology Australia today congratulated the Coalition on its return to Government and called for a strong and forward-looking commitment to supporting great Australian science and technology and STEM education. “We congratulate the Turnbull Government and all MPs and Senators who succeeded at this Federal election, and look forward to working with all parties […]

Vote Science: STA Federal election survey 2016

Australia’s major political parties have responded to a call by Science & Technology Australia (STA) to declare their commitment to science and technology ahead of the federal election. The STA Federal Election Policy Survey asks the major parties to articulate their vision for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by responding to the questions that […]

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STA announces new CEO

Science & Technology Australia has appointed Kylie Walker as its chief executive officer. “I am delighted that Ms Walker has accepted our offer to take over as CEO,” STA president Jim Piper said today. “She was the outstanding candidate in a strong field, and brings an impressive breadth of experience to the position, with more […]