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Nov 2022

The 2022 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science have been announced!

The Australian science and science teaching community have come together in Canberra to celebrate the contributions of the country’s leading scientists, innovators and science teachers.
Nov 2022 Australian SKA Office

Sharing the sky and stars

We celebrated an indigenous land use agreement for the site of the Australian SKA telescope.
Nov 2022 Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

Latest round of community grants announced for Kimba community

Nineteen projects worth $2 million have received funding under the Community Benefit Program.

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Nov 2022

Australian Government continues support for rehabilitating Ranger Uranium Mine

The government has passed a bill to ensure the mine operator can finish rehabilitating the site.
Nov 2022 National Measurement Institute

Landmark anniversary for Australia’s measurement system

Australia celebrates a special measurement event: the 75th anniversary of our nation joining the Metre Treaty.
Nov 2022

Upskilling and diversifying Australia’s cyber security workforce

Eighteen projects have been awarded funding to improve the quality, quantity and diversity of Australia’s cyber security workforce.
Nov 2022

Elevate program awards 50 scholarships to women in STEM of diverse backgrounds

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering announced the first 50 scholarship recipients for the Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM program.
Nov 2022

Review puts spotlight on diversity in STEM

The diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector review will evaluate current programs and ways to improve participation of underrepresented groups.
Nov 2022

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith reappointed as the Women in STEM Ambassador

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith has been reappointed as the Women in STEM Ambassador for a third term to November 2023. Read about her achievements and plans for her third term.
Nov 2022

Our 2022 APS employee census results

The 2022 APS employee census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
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17 October 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Sesame Street Mecha Builders Launch

Celebrate the series launch with an exclusive screening!
4 October 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.
21 September 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

A beep that changed the world: celebrating the 65th anniversary of Sputnik 1 at the Australian Space...

How would Sputnik 1 measure up against a modern satellite? Join space historian Kerrie Dougherty for a 1 hour talk at the discovery centre or online.
5 September 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Australis OSCAR 5: Australia’s first student built satellite

To celebrate World Space Week, we'll be taking a look back at Australia's space history with the story behind Australia's first student-built satellite, Australis OSCAR 5.
31 August 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Student cadet rocket adventure program

A challenge to ignite your engineering and design creativity!
31 August 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Jarli goes to space

Join us in person for a special screening of Jarli's journey to explore the solar system.
31 August 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Storytime session

The Australian Space Discovery Centre invites all little astronauts to join us in person for space storytime.
31 August 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Operation: Trailblazer

What do you need to live in space? Design a diorama of part of a lunar or Martian habitat.
31 August 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Operation: Goldilocks (online)

Discover some of the secrets to life in our solar system as the story of Goldilocks is reimagined in this interactive online presentation.
27 July 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Operation: Trailblazer

In this workshop, you are to be tasked with designing and constructing a diorama (3D Model) of part of a Lunar or Martian habitat.
27 July 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Story-time session

The Australian Space Discovery Centre invites all little-astronauts to join us in centre for space storytime.
27 July 2022 Australian Space Discovery Centre

Operation: Goldilocks

Discover some of the secrets to life in our solar system as the story of Goldilocks is reimagined in this interactive presentation.