We've had ten federal ministers with titular responsibility for science since 2007 – five under the coalition and five under Labor. That variation and a lack of consistent vision has an impact.
Australia now has a national approach to STEM teaching and initiatives, but to make it successful, we need to support teachers and schools to implement it.
The Australia 2030: Prosperity Through Innovation report offers five “imperatives for action”: Education, Industry, Government, Research and Development, and Culture and Ambition.
The federal government released its National Science Statement today, reinforcing its commitment to science and innovation. But does it do enough?
The new minister for science has some challenges ahead, but there is an opportunity to build on the foundations laid by his predcessors.
Australia produces nearly 10,000 PhD graduates each year. What happens to them next?
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today announced the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA). Here's what it means for science, commercialisation and industry in Australia.