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Media spotlight on CSIRO staff taking action

News that CSIRO staff are standing up for their rights at work is grabbing media attention here and around the world. There’s been strong interest in our campaign to defend CSIRO working conditions. See the highlights here
 

When science and politics collide

A series of media stories involving the intersection of science and politics have created ripples among the research community. Staff Association President Dr Michael Borgas examines the challenges for Australia. Full article here
 

Barnard takes out Feynman prize 

CSIRO nanotechnologist and Staff Association member Dr Amanda Barnard has become the first Australian to win the Feyman prize (theory)  for Nanotechnology. Congratulations Amanda! Read more here

Support Nepal 

Union Aid Abroad recently launched an appeal to support those communities devastated by the earthquake in Nepal. Established by the union movement in 1984, Union Aid Abroad is committed to justice, solidarity and self reliance. With over 4,000 dead and destruction widespread , Nepal needs our help

Need a career boost? 

The Staff Association awards up to seven scholarships a year to eligible members – another reason it pays to be a union member. We provide these scholarships as way to recognise and support members who are developing their skills and qualifications both in the workplace and the wider community. More here

Protected action info

The Staff Association has designed special resources explaining the rights of union members and delegates during protected industrial action and what forms of action to expect at CSIRO. We've also produced a guide to taking action and an email pro forma for notification. Visit our information page
 
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