Australia’s bushfire response: science offers solutions

Australia’s science and technology community will mobilise its deep expertise to help the nation respond, recover and rebuild from this summer’s devastating megafires. Science & Technology Australia President Associate Professor Jeremy Brownlie said the nation’s scientists and tech community stood “ready, willing and able” to help Government and local communities in the weeks and months […]

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AFR Future Briefings Breakfast Series

We are a proud supporter of The Australian Financial Review’s flagship new event series on technology, transformation and the future of work. Through a series of incisive breakfast seminars, we invite business leaders to learn about the technological advances and cutting-edge research that are poised to shape the future of our economy and our workplaces – […]


STA announces Misha Schubert as new CEO

Science & Technology Australia has today announced Misha Schubert as its new Chief Executive. Building on a distinguished career in higher education, communications, advocacy and journalism, Misha will head STA from March 2020. Ms Schubert was formally appointed to the position at STA’s Executive Committee Meeting this morning. STA President Dr Jeremy Brownlie said Misha’s […]

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Science meets Parliament 2019 | Science has so much to say

It was the 20th year of Science meets Parliament, an important occasion for science, policy and parliamentarians to come together in Canberra: twenty years of enduring connections, conversations and sparking change. Day 1 Day 1 of Science meets Parliament gives delegates the opportunity to listen, learn, share and inspire. Hundreds of researchers and innovators from […]

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Help bridge the gap between science and parliament

If you are passionate about evidence-based, science-informed policy, apply now to become a STEM Ambassador! Science & Technology Australia is proud to launch the second round of its successful STEM Ambassador program, expanding to cover 20 federal electorates. The inaugural Ambassadors come from a wide range of science, technology, and engineering jobs, and represent nine […]