Australian Fur Seals at Kingscote Jetty, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Photo: Richard Wylie

Evidence-based conservation a focus for ESA calendar

The Ecology Society of Australia (ESA) is the peak association of ecologists in Australia, with over 1,200 members from all states and territories. The image above features in their 2019 Calendar, along with other spectacular images of Australian flora, fauna, landscapes, coasts, skies and marine environments. Each picture tells a story of the Australian environment, […]

aerial picture of the great barrier reef

Relief as ARC funding announcements made

The announcement of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for 2019 by Minister for Education, Dan Tehan MP, has been welcomed by the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sectors. Science & Technology Australia contacted the Minister this week to call for an end to the funding delay, which was threatening the ability for researchers to adequately […]

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Funding Australia’s Research Inquiry makes sound recommendations

Science & Technology Australia (STA) welcomes a report published today following the Federal Inquiry into Funding Australia’s Research. Following recent delays to Australian Research Council funding, and falling investment in research and development, it is heartening for the sector to have strong and reasoned suggestions for reversing these damaging trends. Following our submission in June, […]