Special Edition - Australian science and research policy - News from CSIRO Staff Association
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Special edition  

Welcome to a special science policy edition of Pulse. With a federal election only months away, Australia’s peak science organisations are working together to put research on the political agenda.

One voice for Australian science and research

For the first time Australian research bodies - representing hundreds of thousands of Australians - have come together to urge non-partisan support for science and all forms of research. Read more here.  

Research Alliance – the core principles 

So what are the key principles of the alliance and what are our federal politicians being asked to support? Find out more here.

A public sector perspective 

Sam Popovski and Michael Borgas examine the state of Australian research from a public sector perspective. What are the prospects for organisations such as CSIRO? More here.

The big day in pictures 

Our friends at Science and Technology Australia have captured all the colour and movement from the Research Alliance launch at Parliament House in Canberra. View photos from the event here.  

What you can do  

Through alliance partner Science and Technology Australia, we’re asking members to get in contact with their local MP - calling on them to back science and research for a brighter future. Take action here.
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The enduring legacy

Australia’s science capability is severely limited by changing policy and resource settings – and it’s time that changed – say our Nobel Laureates Brian Schmidt and Peter Doherty. More here.
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