With just days until the Federal Election, both sides of politics have outlined their vision for the nation going forward. While the divide between the parties is narrower than ever, there are some key differences in policy and spending that will impact technical professionals. Professionals Australia has put together a quick comparison, looking at what…Details
Professional Scientists Australia President Robyn Porter has welcomed the appointment of new Science & Technology Australia CEO Kylie Walker as its chief executive officer. Ms. Walker takes up her position with STA today.Details
Minister for Innovation, Science and industry, Christopher Pyne, and Senator Kim Carr, Labor’s Shadow Minister for Innovation, Science, Industry, Research and Higher Education met on 20 June to debate science and innovation policy at the National Press Club. The debate coincided with the release of Labor’s Science and Innovation policy statement on 18 June.Details
Liisa Mills is a Victorian-based mature-age student approaching the end of her Masters in Information Technology through Swinburne University of Technology. A member of the Association since February this year, Liisa intends to put the $500 towards a Business Analysis Fundamentals course in order to gain some hands-on business-ready skills that will enhance her employment…Details
Cin Muan Khant is a Victorian-based student in the final year of a Bachelor of Computer and Network Engineering degree at RMIT University. A member of the Association since 2013, Cin intends to put the $500 towards CCNA certification to enhance his employment prospects and upgrade his existing technical skills. On the value of the…Details
Professional Scientists Australia has made a submission to the MRFF consultation for the development of the Australian Medical Research and Innovation Strategy.
Read the submission here.
Professional Scientists Australia has highlighted the need for Innovation and Science Australia to include workforce development in its proposed 10-15 year plan.Details
Professional Scientists Australia has highlighted the importance of full capitalisation of the MRFF, the current issues around indirect costs and access to ARC funding in its pre-budget submission.Details