Australian Parliamentary Cabinet Table

Government sharpens science focus in Cabinet

After calling publically for the Government to give science a seat at the cabinet table following the Ministerial reshuffle late last year, Science & Technology Australia is encouraged by the latest announcement by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Additional to a $60 million funding boost for the Great Barrier Reef, the PM joined the Ministers for […]

Alkane’s Demonstration Pilot Plant at ANSTO

How did SmP improve funding options for Australia’s junior mining & exploration companies?

Following some key conversations at Science meets Parliament last year (2017), the Managing Director of gemaker, Natalie Chapman, was better able to engage and work with MPs to improve funding access for small Australian mining and exploration companies. Australian company Alkane Resources was seeking Government export investment for the $1b state-significant Dubbo Project which will […]

Kylie Walker on ABC TV

STA calls for science to be properly recognised by government

Science & Technology Australia has been calling for science to have the recognition it deserves in the Australian Federal Cabinet, following its demotion to the assistant ministry yesterday. Our President, Professor Emma Johnston, spoke with ABC News Radio about the issue following a piece on ABC News Online:   “Putting that science, that fundamental research, […]