National Research Infrastructure Capability – Issues Paper

CONSULTATIONS OPEN FOR RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE PRIORITIES MEDIA RELEASE 20 July 2016 Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, today opened consultations on Australia’s future research infrastructure priorities with the release of the National Research Infrastructure Capability Issues Paper. The Issues Paper identifies key areas of research infrastructure capability needed to keep Australian researchers at the forefront…

ARPANSA

Following the release of the Australian Government Public Sector Workplace Bargaining Policy, Professional Australia members at ARPANSA are in the process of finalising their log of claims. Management tabled its agenda at the first bargaining meeting of the Agreement Making Committee (AMC) on 19 June. One of the major concerns is with the new work…

Impact of restrictions already being felt on APS recruitment

Professionals Australia has voiced its concerns about the impact APS recruitment restrictions are having on science and engineering capability. In the State of the Service Report overview the APS Commissioner, Steve Sedgwick, notes that if the new restrictions on APS recruitment “are sustained over the longer term this could have unpredictable impacts on the capability…