Under changes announced today by Education Minister Dan Tehan, most students will pay around 20 per cent less for their science, engineering and IT degrees. Professionals Australia CEO Gordon Brock welcomed the Government’s commitment to creating an extra 39,000 student places by 2023 and 100,000 more places by 2030 but warned that the investment in…Details
Many of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic faced by professional women in STEM will not be unique to the STEM professions. Research is just starting to emerge on the impact of the pandemic on particular segments within the community such as indigenous communities, younger people, the homeless and women. For women generally, the possible…Details
A message from Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton and President of Professional Scientists Australia Katie Havelberg’s as the Coronavirus crisis continues to unfold… As the Coronavirus emergency plays out and the short and longer-term impacts unfold, a number of things have become very clear. What is most evident is the critical role scientific, technical and…Details
The WHS Act requires employers to ensure the health and safety of employees and other persons so far as is reasonably practicable. This is achieved through employers managing risks to health and safety.
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As the WHO declares the Coronavirus a pandemic, Professional Scientists Australia President Katie Havelberg has highlighted the important role of scientists in providing evidence and expert advice as part of effectively managing the Coronavirus outbreak. “The vital role of Australian scientists has never been clearer as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads,” says Havelberg. “The need to…Details
Professionals Australia marks IWD by becoming a Champion of the Academy of Science’s Women in STEM Decadal Plan. Read more here.