STA will bring together leaders from our member organisations to hear from representatives of the major political parties, develop a strategy for the STEM sector’s policy work, and plan for the year ahead.
In his quest for knowledge, Dr Simon Mutch is trying to find out how the universe’s first galaxies formed and how they evolve over time. “We all want to understand how we came to be here,” Dr Mutch said “The first galaxies are the ancestors of all the galaxies we see in the universe, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
The peak body for science and technology has called for stronger investment in research and support for a strong and diverse research workforce to help the nation keep pace with rapid global change and fuel a brighter future for all Australians ahead of the May 2019/20 Federal Budget. Scientists and technologists have experienced steady declines […]