Over the weekend of 31 October/1 November, the Scientists’ Division Committee met in Melbourne to formulate the Division’s program for 2016. Each year the Committee meets around five times by phone hookup and once at its face-to-face planning meeting. The Committee reviewed the Division’s activities in 2014/15 which included: advocacy work on science funding in…Details
Scientists at Melbourne’s Synchrotron research facility are striking on Tuesday to defend their wages and entitlements, despite new Minister for Science Christopher Pyne touting the importance of innovation for economic growth. “Professionals Australia members will take the unusual step of protesting outside the Synchrotron facility on Tuesday morning,” said Professionals Australia Victorian Director, Sharelle Herrington. “We…Details
There is cautious optimism about the prospects for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths following the appointment of the Hon Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister.Details
The SAGE initiative was formed to support the hiring, promotion, participation and retention of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) with the aim of reaching gender parity in science leadership.Details
This article was originally published in the itnews on September 8, 2015. Author: Allie Coyne. Department-wide voluntary redundancy program commences. Technology and science experts at the Department of Defence are likely to be heavily impacted by the agency’s latest round of job cuts, a technical union has warned, with 6000 upper and middle management jobs…Details
Professionals Australia calls on the Government to fix the technical skills crisis in Defence with the launch of its ‘Securing Defence Capability’ white paper.Details
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