The Federal Government has launched the Women in STEM Decadal Plan prepared by an Academy of Science expert panel. The plan outlines six opportunities to strengthen gender equity in STEM in Australia over the next 10 years, including establishing a national evaluation framework to guide decision-making and drive investment and effort into STEM measures that work. Download a copy of the plan and read the media release here and read our submission to the consultation here. Other decadal plans being prepared by the Academy are Preparing for Australia’s Digital Future: A strategic plan for Information and Communications Sciences, Engineering and Technologies Decadal plan for nutrition science, Big data in Australian research: Issues, challenges and opportunities, Decadal plan for Australian astronomy 2016–2025: Mid-term review, Physics decadal plan 2012-2021: Mid-term review and Bioscience 2030: recommendations for future curriculum.
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