Geological Map of Rodinga region of Nothern Territory

New bipartisan vision for Geoscience in Australia

The Australian resource sector is evolving as researchers discover new and innovative ways to explore the earth and extract materials. This work has been recognised by both the Federal Government and Opposition, who in recent announcements have separately pledged to boost the provision of data and support for exploration of ‘next generation’ hidden mineral deposits […]

Menindee lakes, site of three fish kills

If evidence wins, the Murray Darling River System wins

The peak body for science and technology today commended two expert scientific reports investigating three mass fish kills in Menindee, NSW, and called for bipartisan support and action on their recommendations. Science & Technology Australia said both reports, collated by leading scientists, have made clear findings that multiple waterflow issues are compromising the health of […]

Brighter and STA signing the Superstars agreement

New partnership to ignite positive change

The Australian gas sector has thrown its weight behind one of Australia’s most prominent gender equity programs today following the announcement of a new partnership. The Brighter program has become the newest partner of Science & Technology Australia’s Superstars of STEM program. The Brighter program is designed to improve awareness amongst Australians on the benefits of natural gas, including […]

White house in Washington DC

Sharing Australia’s success on the global STEM stage

Science & Technology Australia President Professor Emma Johnston AO and CEO Kylie Walker shared lessons and success stories of the peak body’s work in advocacy with an international audience at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this week. Over two sessions, STA shared impacts of its 20-year-old Science […]


International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Leaders in science and technology have shared their advice to their younger selves to mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Among them are Presidents and CEOs of major STEM organisations and some of our very own Superstars of STEM. The advice being shared shines a light on some of the struggles faced […]

Fulbright Future Scholar Craig Baillie

Fulbright Future Scholarships – innovate, impact, collaborate

Australian scientists and technologists have the chance to take their work to the U.S. thanks to the Fulbright Future Scholarships, which open for applications today. Available to postgraduate students, PhD researchers, academics, postdocs, and professionals, awardees will receive funding for full tuition/visiting researcher expenses at a U.S. institution of their choice, as well as travel […]