Australia must apply the same expert science-led approach to climate change as it has to the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s peak body for science and technology has urged.
Science & Technology Australia (STA) is disappointed and concerned that science has been demoted to the assistant ministry following today’s federal cabinet reshuffle. President of STA, Professor Emma Johnston, said the new Jobs and Innovation portfolio created today failed to acknowledge and value the fundamental science that is vital for its existence. “We are concerned […]
Science and Technology Australia (STA) has warned of the harm a travel ban would cause scientists and technologists around the world. The peak science body highlighted that Australian researchers benefit from international collaborations, including with scientists in the United States, and any obstacle could do serious damage to the progress of vital research. Kylie Walker, […]
Science & Technology Australia today welcomed the new Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO. STA also thanked outgoing Minister, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, for his strong and enthusiastic engagement with the sector. “STA welcomes Minister Sinodinos to his new portfolio and we look forward to working with him […]
This afternoon, the Hon Greg Hunt MP delivered a major speech as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science to the National Research and Innovation Alliance at the Shine Dome in Canberra. Shadow Minister, the Hon Senator Kim Carr, also addressed the Alliance to outline the opposition’s commitment to the research, science and technology sectors. The […]