Increasing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) capability is at the core of the government’s science agenda as set out in the National Science Statement.
The global economy is changing which means new industries are emerging and new skills are required for workers at all levels.
Applying STEM knowledge and skills leads to:
Action on STEM is critical to:
Ensuring all Australians can be engaged with STEM is a key priority.
We are committed to improving the participation of women in STEM.
Our plan for Advancing Women in STEM outlines the government’s vision and role in supporting increased gender equity across the STEM sector.
We are supporting:
We drive the implementation of National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) initiatives.
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Last updated: 8 October 2021
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