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Is an enterprise bargaining vote on the way? 

CSIRO’s Executive Team has provided the strongest indication yet that staff will finally get a chance to vote on management’s controversial bargaining strategy, almost two years since the nominal expiry of the existing deal. More here.
 

Climate of uncertainty at CSIRO remains 

Details remain unclear surrounding Science Minister Greg Hunt’s intervention on CSIRO climate research, with reports suggesting that the announcement of additional jobs does not include any new money from the Government. Report here
 

Data61 transfer complete with minimal losses 

The merger of National ICT Australia (NICTA) and CSIRO’s Digital Productivity unit into Data61 has been completed with fewer than expected job losses and forced redundancies. Read more here

Think tank sounds STEM warning 

The Grattan Institute has released a report claiming that only half of those graduating with degrees in science found work within four months, some 17 per cent below the average for all university graduates. Read more in this article from Guardian Australia

Wi-Fi breakthrough makes history

As National Science Week approaches, CSIRO's Wi-Fi invention has been named as the 101st object in the British Museum's History Of The World exhibition, ABC reports. What do you think CSIRO's greatest contribution has been? Email us

Rocky ride at the top for CSIRO

It's been a rough trot for CSIRO's senior leadership during the first half of 2016. So what does a re-elected Turnbull Government and new Science Minister mean for the future of the CSIRO Executive Team, asks Michael Sainsbury.
 
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