The nation’s peak body representing 115,000 Australian scientists and technologists welcomes Australia’s National Reconstruction Fund as a powerful new investment in the country’s future.
Industry and Science Minister Ed Husic’s National Press Club address – Science Meets Parliament 2023
Industry and Science Minister Ed Husic’s speech at the National Press Club as part of Science Meets Parliament 2023.
Win up to $100,000 investment to commercialise your clean agri-food technology
SparkLabs Cultiv8 and Science & Technology Australia are excited to collaborate to launch a new clean-tech competition in food and agriculture.
Industry and Science Minister Ed Husic’s Welcome speech to Science Meets Parliament 2023
Industry and Science Minister Ed Husic prepared the following speech for Science Meets Parliament 2023.
Shadow Minister for Science Paul Fletcher MP’s address to Science Meets Parliament 2023
Shadow Minister for Science gave the following address to Science Meets Parliament 2023.
Nine scoop a scholarship to Science Meets Parliament
Science & Technology Australia congratulates nine brilliant and diverse emerging STEM leaders on winning prestigious scholarships for Science Meets Parliament 2023.
STA backs Voice to Parliament
The nation’s peak body representing 115,000 Australian scientists and technologists strongly supports an Indigenous Voice to Parliament, and will advocate for a resounding yes vote in the upcoming referendum.
A science future fund to supercharge economic growth: Budget 2023
Creating a visionary Science Future Fund that could generate economic returns of up to $2.3 billion a year would help offset mounting social services spending pressures on the nation’s finances and start to reverse Australia’s dangerously low investment in income-generating R&D.
SMP 2023 scholarships: open now
For Science Meets Parliament 2023, nine scholarship recipients will be able to access a full program of career-defining professional development training at no cost. Science Meets Parliament is Australia’s most significant event for deep engagement between the science and technology community and policymakers.
Campus Plus, Science & Technology Australia and Cruxes Innovation to deliver industry PhD program
Campus Plus, Science & Technology Australia, and Cruxes Innovation are delighted to have been chosen to deliver the new National Industry PhD program for the Department of Education. The program will powerfully connect industry with PhD scholars and the research sector. It will create transformative opportunities for industry professionals to do a career-enhancing PhD, and for PhD scholars to do industry-focused research and training as part of their PhD.
Meet the Mastermind Behind mRNA at Science Meets Parliament
Meet the stellar global scientist whose perseverance gave the world mRNA technology, saving countless lives in the COVID-19 pandemic. Science & Technology Australia is delighted to announce Adjunct Professor Katalin Karikó will headline Science Meets Parliament 2023.
MPs and Senators hear how batteries could power Australia’s economic future
Australia should seize the moment to become a global battery manufacturer to power the next wave of renewable energy development, the Parliamentary Friends of Science heard last night.
Commercialisation connector & research rockstar to lead STA
A visionary “connector of commercialisation” and research rockstar Professor Sharath Sriram is Science & Technology Australia’s new President-elect.
Superstars of STEM 2023 announcement by Minister for Industry & Science Ed Husic MP
Industry and Science Minister Ed Husic MP gave the following speech on Friday 18 November 2022 to announce the 2023 Superstars of STEM.
Meet Australia’s newest Superstars of STEM
Australia’s new Superstars of STEM – 60 diverse brilliant scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians – will be officially announced today by the Minister for Science.
In strapped times, science the smartest investment: October Budget 2022
New measures to support Australia’s strategic science capabilities in the Federal Budget are a smart investment to transform our economy
NHMRC gender equity target shows global leadership
The NHMRC move to greater gender equity in its leadership grants program is powerful global leadership to shift the dial on gender equity.
Step up as a STEM Ambassador
Now open for applications: The STA STEM Ambassadors program pairs science and technology experts with their local Federal MP or Senator.
Crucial progress for women in STEM – but much more work to do
The pipeline of women in STEM degrees has grown strongly, however women remain vastly under-represented at the top levels of Australia’s STEM workforce
Transcript: Misha Schubert on Startup Daily 7 Sept 2022
STA CEO Misha Schubert spoke with David Koch on The Startup Daily about the Government’s diversity in STEM review.
STA welcomes review to drive science and technology sector diversity
Australia’s leading voice for scientists and technologists welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement of a review to drive stronger gains on diversity in the sector and its workforce.
STA’s Five Fixes for the Jobs Summit
Turning Australian into a Global STEM Superpower doesn’t have to cost us the world. Here are five fixes for the Jobs Summit that will put the country on the right path.
How to create an economy powered by science
Training the first generation of bench-to-boardroom scientists would create a seismic shift and levelling up of the economy.
STA President Mark Hutchinson appointed to ARC Review Panel
Science & Technology Australia welcomes the appointment of STA President Professor Mark Hutchinson to a panel of three eminent Australians reviewing the Australian Research Council’s role and function.
How Australia can generate a $52 billion windfall from science
Australia can choose to supercharge our science and technology strengths and generate a $52 billion windfall for our economy – or consign ourselves to a future with our fate in the hands of others.
Pass the climate legislation and ‘name and fame’ transition leaders
Australia’s climate change legislation should be passed with added commitment to ‘name and fame’ sectors leading the charge, STA has urged.
Shadow Science Minister Paul Fletcher’s speech at National Science Week launch
Shadow Science Minister Paul Fletcher MP’s speech at the launch of National Science Week at Parliament House on Thursday 4 August.
National Science Week 2022 events
STA member organisations will be taking part in National Science Week – get along to these brilliant events to enjoy a celebration of science.
Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles’ speech to launch National Science Week
Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles gave the following speech to launch National Science Week at Parliament House on Thursday 4 August.
Industry and Science Minister Ed Husic’s speech to launch National Science Week
Industry and Science Minister Ed Husic gave the following speech to launch National Science Week at Parliament House on Thursday 4 August.
Australians back science to stem tide of misinformation
Australians overwhelmingly trust in science and scientists – and we strongly fear negative consequences for our society if people don’t value science enough, new research finds.
Outstanding science leaders appointed to STA STEM-sector committees
STA is delighted to announce the appointments of impressive science and research leaders to its sector-leading STEM Sector Policy Committee and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Search begins for next Superstars of STEM
A nationwide search has begun for Australia’s next constellation of Superstars of STEM – a game-changing initiative to advance gender equity by turning more diverse science experts into media stars.
Get Up, Stand Up, and Show Up: NAIDOC Week
During NAIDOC Week and beyond, we encourage the STEM community to Get Up, Stand Up, and Show Up with support for First Nations’ people and organisations.
STA governance and constitutional reform
Science & Technology Australia has been undertaking a governance and constitutional modernisation review. We are delighted to now present these proposals to the full STA membership.
Nominations open for the STA Policy Committee and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee
Science & Technology Australia is seeking candidates to join our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee and our Policy Committee.
Creating a (cracking) podcast workshop
Want to learn how to create a cracking podcast? Secure your spot at our special workshop on 23 June and learn how to take your insights to a global podcast audience.
STA congratulates new Shadow Ministry
STA congratulates Sussan Ley on her appointment as the new Shadow Minister for Industry and Paul Fletcher as Shadow Minister for Science, along with all MPs and Senators appointed to the Opposition frontbench.
Address to the Science meets Parliament 2022 gala dinner
Transcript of Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic’s address to the Science meets Parliament gala dinner on Thursday 2 June.
STA congratulates new Ministry
Science & Technology Australia warmly congratulates Ed Husic on his appointment as Minister for Industry and Science, and Jason Clare on his appointment as Minister for Education.