A once-in-a-generation seismic investment in science in the 2021 Budget would be a defining legacy for the Government, securing the science heft needed to face the next challenges after COVID-19.
Joint statement from Science & Technology Australia, the Australian Academy of Science, and the Australian Science Media Centre.
Australia is brimming with potential according to leading experts in quantum science and technology, and the time to capitalise on this potential is now. Scientists, technologists, Parliamentarians, policy makers and senior members of the STEM sector met in Canberra for the Parliamentary Friends of Science this morning, with a focus on quantum technologies. Co-chaired by […]
Australia’s deep knowledge of predicting, surviving, and thriving after disaster formed the central theme when a panel shared their expertise in the science of natural disaster with key decision makers in Canberra recently. Presenting at a private session for parliamentarians at Parliament House, the panel included: Dr Sue Barrell | Bureau of Meteorology Mr Mark […]
Science & Technology Australia urges the government to address a shortfall in climate scientists following the release of a Review of Climate Science Capability by the Australian Academy of Science today. Australia contributes significantly to the global effort to measure climate and weather, which has ramifications for Australia’s defence capability, primary production, risk mitigation, and […]
It was once said that nothing is certain in life except death and taxes. While the tax office will still get their cut, the grim reaper’s job is looking less secure.
The life expectancy of Australians has grown by 10 years since the 1970s and some believe the first person to live to 1000 has already been born, but how will this be achieved?