Government must dump illegal health privatisation plan

MEDIA RELEASE | MONDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER 2017 Professionals Australia today welcomed the appointment of Peter Malinauskas as South Australia’s Minister for Health. SA Director of Professionals Australia Sarah Andrews said she looked forward to working with Minister Malinauskas on a range of issues for the health workforce. “We’re particularly keen to assist in implementing the…

Roberts lowers the tone

In Senate Estimates yesterday, One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts raised the hoax article The Conceptual Penis as a Social Construct published in a peer-reviewed journal to discredit scientific method and the peer review process. CSIRO Chief Larry Marshall, Chief Scientist Alan Finkel and Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Arthur Sinodinos noted the seriousness of…

NHMRC funding model review outcomes

Professionals Australia represents a range of science and research professionals in Australia’s private sector including many in the independent Medical Research Institute sector. We have a strong and active member and supporter base that provides a critical contribution to health and medical research from research, through to development, commercialisation and clinical delivery. Our members have…

National Research Infrastructure Roadmap released

In 2016, the Australian Government commissioned the development of the National Research Infrastructure Roadmap to identify Australia’s national research infrastructure priority areas for the coming decade. The roadmap has now been released and is available here. Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton welcomed the release of the roadmap, noting the inclusion of the need for a…