Australian Space Agency

The Australian Space Agency is one year old and in its first year has produced a civil space strategy, updated space legislation, statements of strategic intent and MOUs with French, Canadian, UK and United Arab Emirates space agencies. The Agency is also developing the International Space Investment initiative and the Space Infrastructure Fund. It recently…

Science Informer

Over 70% of Professional Scientists Australia members work in the fields of the Life sciences, the Chemical sciences and the Earth and physical sciences (including Environmental science, Agriculture and forestry science, Geology/geosciences, Surveying, Physics and Materials/metallurgy). This Informer draws together information about the various disciplines from a range of sources to help you get a…

PA marks International Women in Engineering Day (23 June)

Professionals Australia has officially opened applications for its Women in Science and Engineering Scholarship to mark International Women in Engineering Day. Only 12% of the Engineering workforce is female, only 15% of those enrolled in Engineering courses at university are female and only 1 in 10 Engineering graduates are female. The representation of females varies…

Distinguished Life Membership– Dr Steve Long

At our latest Professionals Australia National Assembly Meeting, Dr Steve Long, a long serving Science Committee Member, was awarded a Distinguished Life Membership (DLM). Steve has been an invaluable representative of scientists on various committees including a tenure as Vice President of the Scientist Division and multiple terms as a scientist representative on National Assembly.…