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Dispute set to return to Fair Work Commission  

Staff Association representatives have sought further assistance from the Fair Work Commission in dealing with the dispute following Chief Executive Dr Larry Marshall’s controversial plan to cut a further 350 CSIRO jobs. More here.

Land and Water walk while Larry talks

Land and Water staff at CSIRO’s Black Mountain site in Canberra walked out of a question and answer session with Chief Executive Larry Marshall in unprecedented scenes of staff dismay and frustration. Full report here.  

Push for review of Executive Team gathers pace 

Calls for an independent review into CSIRO’s Executive Management are beginning to resonate with one major political party backing the proposal, first made by the Staff Association in a submission to a Senate Committee scrutinising CSIRO cuts. Find out more here 

Mal's idea boom may fail to launch

Without more direct funding from the government and a reversal of CSIRO cuts, we won’t produce the businesses of the future, argues author and former strategy and business development consultant Lindsay David. More here.

Strong public support for CSIRO 

Support for CSIRO continues to grow, with Melbourne to follow rallies in Hobart and Canberra. Meanwhile members have been getting the message out to Christopher Pyne and in the community around Aspendale. Get involved here

Focus on women in science

When people think of science celebrities, they think of men. Science and Technology Australia's Vice President Professor Emma Johnston argues that more needs to be done to highlight the role of women in science. Read the whole article here.  
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