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Staff survey shows CSIRO still far from OK   

The results of CSIRO’s all staff survey – which achieved an impressive 74 per cent participation rate – paint a picture of an organisation slowly rebuilding shattered confidence but still adrift from national and global workplace benchmarks. Story here.

CSIRO satellite spending amid space scramble 

CSIRO will spend upwards of $10 million for a seven year time-share on a new satellite as both major Australian political parties made fresh pitches to the local research community by each undertaking to establish a national space agency. More here

Cuts rock CSIRO Minerals and Data61 research

The CSIRO Staff Association has warned that the organisation may be bracing for another round of significant job cuts, with news that dozens of minerals and data scientists now face redundancy. Story here 

Use your head and stay protected 

CSIRO employees deserve a safe workplace. However did you know that you are not covered by workers’ compensation during travel to and from work? Unless you are a Staff Association member, that is. More here.  

Cash up as Sinidinos sidelined  

Science Minister Arthur Sinodinos has announced he will take leave from Federal Parliament - citing the need to address a medical issue – with Senator Michaelia Cash taking the reins in the interim. Story here

Take the quiz about today's workplace 

How much do you really know about today’s workplace? Guardian Australia's Van Badham has developed a quiz to test your knowledge on workers’ rights in Australia. The results just might surprise you. Take the test here
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