Professional Scientists Australia congratulates the Morrison Government on its re-election and looks forward to helping deliver on the Government’s long‑term plan to increase productivity and job creation through Innovation and Science as set out in the 2017 National Science Statement. When flow on effects are considered, the impact of STEM fields amounts to over 26…Details
Professionals Australia has highlighted the issues of job displacement, early career development of graduates, deprofessionalisation, diversity in the IT workforce, training for managers accountable for AI systems and pressure on staffing levels that arise when AI systems are seen as a substitute for professionals in the workforce rather than a tool to be used by…Details
It’s important to understand what you should be paid and to understand the different types of pay you may be offered. Your pay depends on a range of factors i.e. the type of work, your qualifications, and your experienceDetails
Commitment to science and R&D fundamentals missing in Budget Professionals Australia welcomed the infrastructure spending on roads, rail and renewables, the apprenticeships package and sham contracting and labour hire initiatives announced in last night’s Budget but remains concerned about the lack of further funding commitments to science and R&D. Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton said…Details
The Federal Government has launched the Women in STEM Decadal Plan prepared by an Academy of Science expert panel. The plan outlines six opportunities to strengthen gender equity in STEM in Australia over the next 10 years, including establishing a national evaluation framework to guide decision-making and drive investment and effort into STEM measures that…Details
Professional Scientists Australia President Robyn Porter attended the STA Forum on 27 March on behalf of members. Amongst other key issues discussed was the need for a future workforce development strategy that provides employment security and clear career pathways across sectors for STEM professionals across sectors.