The government supports and invests in a wide array of science‑related activities.
See the full list of activities and strategies in our Corporate Plan under Supporting science and commercialisation.
Our department is part of the Industry, Science, Energy and Resources which includes science organisations.
We host Australia’s Chief Scientist who provides high-level independent advice to the Prime Minister and ministers on matters relating to science, technology and innovation.
We provide secretariat support to the:
We work with departments across the government on science-related issues and policy, including the:
We coordinate with science agencies, including the:
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Email STEM [at] science.gov.au
Last updated: 12 August 2021
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