International collaboration is an important aspect of Australia’s science capability.
This year, under our bilateral science treaty with Japan, Japanese and Australian officials held the 16th Joint Science and Technology Committee meeting in Tokyo on 12 September. The meeting demonstrated the depth of the Australia-Japan bilateral relationship. It strengthened links between our science communities to create a brighter future for all through cooperation in earth, environmental, Antarctic, space, health and life sciences.
The treaty was signed 39 years ago today. It has led to some great successes such as: