NCRIS Funding

Professional Scientists Australia has joined with other key science organisations calling for certainty on operational funding for the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). Professional Scientists Australia is a co-signatory to an open letter to the Prime Minister. Read the letter here. Members are encouraged to email their local member to describe what their work…

Low morale for public sector Scientists a major concern

The morale of the Science workforce has been significantly impacted following funding cuts to Federal Government agencies announced in last year’s Budget alongside low pay offers and loss of working conditions. Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton says the recently released Still the Clever Country? report showed that morale in the science workforce had declined as…

The Prime Minister must intervene: Johnston must go

After months of poor judgement, foolish comments, bungles and mismanagement, it is time for the Prime Minister to intervene and remove David Johnston as the Government’s Minister for Defence. After months of poor judgement, foolish comments, bungles and mismanagement, it is time for the Prime Minister to intervene and remove David Johnston as the Government’s…