Position Statement—Science and Australia’s Positive Future

Position statement—International science collaboration

On 25 March 2022, the Australian Academy of Science released a position statement on Science and Australia’s Positive Future. In this statement, the Academy calls on the next Australian government to secure Australian jobs and Australian industries with science through:

  1. securing the scientific base through a long-term investment strategy for science
  2. advancing a cohesive, national approach to securing new jobs and industries through science and technology
  3. establishing robust and permanent mechanisms for independent science advice to inform policy across all of government
  4. undertaking a national whole-of-government review of the science and research system.

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Read the media release

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These ‘Science for Australians’ articles explore the issues raised in the Academy’s position statement.


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