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Dec 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Have your say on the future of Australia’s critical minerals

We are seeking responses to a discussion paper that will help shape a new strategy for Australia’s critical minerals. Have your say by 3 February 2023.
Dec 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: have your say

Have your say in shaping the design of the Australian Government’s National Reconstruction Fund.
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.

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Dec 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Have your say on the future of Australia’s critical minerals

We are seeking responses to a discussion paper that will help shape a new strategy for Australia’s critical minerals. Have your say by 3 February 2023.
Dec 2022 National Reconstruction Fund

National Reconstruction Fund: have your say

Have your say in shaping the design of the Australian Government’s National Reconstruction Fund.
Nov 2022 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Industry Innovation and Science Australia releases latest annual report

Find out about Industry Innovation and Science Australia’s activities and performance for 2021–22.
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.
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25 November 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.
24 November 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.
24 November 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.
6 October 2022

Future You STEM careers website launched

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

The state of STEM gender equity in 2022

We’ve updated the STEM Equity Monitor with the latest data on women and girls’ participation in STEM.
20 September 2022

Non-binary people in STEM: Ari Moloney

University student Ari Moloney shares thoughts on science communications, self-worth and how highlighting women and non-binary people’s achievements can sometimes trivialise them.
20 September 2022

Women and girls in STEM: Ella Burgun

Ella Burgun is a second-year biological science student at RMIT in Melbourne.
20 September 2022

Women and girls in STEM: Cayt Rowe

Dr Cayt Rowe leads research in the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) at the Department of Defence.
20 September 2022

Women and girls in STEM: Sherene Loi

Professor Sherene Loi is a medical oncologist specialising in breast cancer treatment. She is also a clinician scientist with expertise in genomics, immunology and drug development.
20 September 2022

Women and girls in STEM: Rachel Iglesias

Rachel Iglesias is a veterinarian and epidemiologist at the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
20 September 2022

Women and girls in STEM: Sarah Onoprienko

Sarah Onoprienko is a senior student at a regional high school in Queensland.