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New year brings another new Minister  

CSIRO has a new Minister with the announcement that Senator Arthur Sinodinos will take up the reins following the promotion of Greg Hunt to the Health and Sport portfolio. Full story here
 

Research infrastructure under review  

Research infrastructure could be set for a shake-up with the Government poised to consider new measures that could have an impact on landmark facilities managed by CSIRO. Read more here
 

CSIRO Innovation Fund starts to take shape   

More detail has emerged on on CSIRO's Innovation Fund, one of the signature policies of the Federal Government's National Innovation and Science Agenda, with the early stage of the fund expected to commence operations in March. More detail here
 

Interested in Science Meets Parliament?

Together with our partners and event host, Science and Technology Australia, the Staff Association is seeking expressions of interest from members interested in attending Science meets Parliament this March. More information here

Last chance
to have your say

Don't miss out on your chance to have your say. This quick survey will help the Staff Association determine how staff feel about their workplace heading into the new year. The survey closes 30 January. More here

An Epic Antarctic Expedition 

An epic Antarctic voyage by international scientists - aboard CSIRO's RV Investigator - will aim to map seafloor and predict ocean rise as a glacier about the the size of California begins to melt. Full story here

Robot debt
fail at Centrelink

Bosses at Centrelink are not taking responsibility for the agency's "robo-debt" debacle and leaving junior leaders to pick up the pieces. The scale the fiasco might also be much worse than first thought. More here
 
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