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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

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.
Nov 2022 Office of the Chief Economist

Industry Growth Centres impact evaluation released

We commissioned ACIL Allen Consulting to evaluate the Industry Growth Centres Initiative in 2019.
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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27 September 2022

Australian Government to revitalise our science and research priorities

The Australian Government has announced plans to refresh Australia’s Science and Research Priorities and National Science Statement.
26 September 2022

National Quantum Advisory Committee to strengthen Australia’s quantum industry

The committee will provide expert advice to bolster Australia as a quantum leader.
26 September 2022

PERUMIN to showcase Australia’s METS industry

The Australian Government is supporting our mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector at Peru’s annual mining conference.
23 September 2022 Critical Minerals Office

Critical minerals projects receive $50 million

The Australian Government has committed $50 million to the critical minerals industry.
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.
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.
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.