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Oct 2022

Future You STEM careers website launched

Future You is an evidence-based website that aims to inspire children towards a career in STEM.
Oct 2022

National Quantum Strategy proposed framework: have your say

Share your feedback on a proposed framework for the National Quantum Strategy. Submissions are welcome until 5 November 2022.
Oct 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic is making more young people interested in STEM

38% of young people have reconsidered their study and career options as a direct result of COVID-19.
Oct 2022 Office of the Chief Economist

Australia’s resource and energy exports forecast to reach $450 billion

Australia’s resource and energy exports are forecast to reach a new record of $450 billion in 2022–23, boosted by global energy shortages and the lower Australian dollar
Oct 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

World space week event: space and sustainability virtual student panel

The theme of World Space Week is space and sustainability.
Sep 2022

Startup Year: kickstarting the next generation of Australian entrepreneurs

Have your say on the development of the Startup Year program – a joint initiative between our department and the Department of Education. Consultations close 15 November 2022.
Sep 2022

New head of Questacon appointed

Sydney science and conservation leader Jo White has been appointed the Director of Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre.

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