Presidents, CEOs and other leaders of Australia’s most prominent science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) organisations including Professional Scientists Australia’s President Robyn Porter gathered in Canberra yesterday (1 May) to highlight the important role that science and technology will play in Australia’s future. Read more here.
Professional Scientists Australia today released a national study looking at the conditions and remuneration of scientists in Australia. The Professional Scientists Employment & Remuneration Report found significant concern among Australia’s scientists about de-professionalisation and cost-cutting in their industry. Click here to read the media release and download the report.
In conjunction with AAMRI, Professional Scientists Australia has successfully argued that Award coverage of medical researchers in the MRI sector more appropriately sits with the Professional Employees Award than the Higher Education Academic Staff Award because of the scientific basis of the research MRI researchers conduct, and the fact that MRIs have a range of…Details
Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton today welcomed the release of Innovation and Science Australia’s Australia 2030: Prosperity Through Innovation plan but cautioned that recent funding cuts to universities could impede the successful implementation of the Plan. Read the media release in full here.
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Professional Scientists Australia ensures the skills and expertise of scientists and STEM workforce issues are front-row-centre in all our activities. This imperative remains urgent as we wind up 2017 and look toward the challenges of 2018. Professional Scientists Australia’s participation in the Research and Innovation Alliance, our affiliation with Science & Technology Australia and our…Details
The Scientists Division recently held its annual planning meeting in Melbourne to review its performance over the last 12 months and develop a program and budget for the coming year. Division President Robyn Porter said the face-to-face meeting was important in that the group planned for how they could set strong foundations for delivering optimal…Details
Many of you would have seen the Federal Government’s release of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), which was put forward by the newly formed Energy Security Board. The Board’s advice and an Overview of the NEG are available here. The NEG is made up of two parts: A reliability guaranteeset to deliver the right level…Details