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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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From the Federal Budget lockup

It is no surprise that there is little new for science in tonight’s Federal Budget. After the announcement of the $1.1 Billion National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) last December, it was unlikely additional measures would follow. Some measures include: $110.5 million to Geoscience Australia to produce geographic modeling of mineral, groundwater and petroleum resources […]

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CSIRO must do more to limit damage

Statement from STA CEO, Catriona Jackson As the peak representative group for scientists working across all disciplines and at all levels, we are concerned that the proposed changes at CSIRO have the potential to damage Australia’s international reputation as a good scientific citizen. Scientists across the nation are worried that the ongoing controversy over the […]