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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.
The 2020 Action Plan and STEM Equity Monitor are the next steps in implementing this strategic framework.
We are supporting:
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Last updated: 8 March 2020
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