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Minister Hunt seeks advice from CSIRO staff 

Industry, Innovation and Science Minister Greg Hunt has sought the views of CSIRO staff as his office develops a new statement of expectations for the organisation. Read the full report here.

Vote No material mysteriously disappearing? 

A strange phenomenon appears to be occurring. While management bargaining posters encouraging a ‘Yes’ vote are being plastered in all kinds of places; union material has been mysteriously disappearing. So what's going on?

Fair Work makes intervention at Border Force

There’s been a significant development in the bargaining impasse at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Industrial action by CPSU members has led to Fair Work Commission intervention. More here

Government and science policy advice

The scientific community has seen its policy making influence rise worldwide over the past two decades. However to stop evidence-based policy losing its clout, researchers need to engage with policymakers and understand their needs, writes Bill Colglazier

Climate Science Centre update

Staff Association Secretary Sam Popovski said he remained “hopeful” of saving more research positions at CSIRO’s new Climate Science Centre, with the union keeping the pressure on management to explore redeployment options for staff. More information here

Dr Michael Borgas faces redundancy

As senior research scientist and Staff Association President Dr Michael Borgas faces redundancy, he wonders whether his role as an critic of CSIRO cutbacks has an impact on his future at the organisation. Read more in this feature article by science writer Cheryl Jones. 
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