STA Board general cluster representative nominations

Science & Technology Australia invites candidates for the General Cluster Representative position on our Board.

To nominate, you must be a member of an STA ordinary member (non-affiliate) in the general science & technology cluster.

We seek outstanding candidates to make an active, thoughtful, skilled and principled contribution to STA.

In line with our forthcoming Reconciliation Action Plan commitments, we particularly welcome nominations from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We also seek nominations from candidates with experience or qualifications in law/governance, financial management, or HR.

We encourage candidates from other traditionally under-represented groups including people with disability, members of the LGBTIQ+ community, and strong cultural diversity.

Candidates from the historically under-represented States/Territories – especially Tasmania, the Northern Territory and Western Australia – are also encouraged to nominate.

Position currently vacant

We are currently accepting nominations for the following Cluster Group representatives (you will find a position description for the role here) for a two-year appointment to the STA Board:

  • General member representative (Non-disciplinary based. Must be a member of an ordinary member in any cluster and a member of or employed by a member in the General Cluster)

*Must be a member of an ordinary member in the cluster for which you nominate.

Before nominating, please read the position description for STA Board Members. It outlines responsibilities and time commitments. Please also note that nominees must sign a declaration that their cluster-aligned membership organisation is aware of their nomination.

Nominations are closed.


18 January – Applications open

27 January – Applications close

28 January – Cluster election voting open

5 February – Cluster election voting closes

10 February – Announcement of new Cluster Representative