On 15 August 2024, the Great Hall of Parliament House will be transformed into the GSG STEM Expo, showcasing the diversity of careers available within the departments, agencies, and regulators that make up the Government Scientists Group (GSG).

Two science week characters against an orange and navy blue background with GSG STEM EXPO in big white letters, with the words '15 August' and 'Parliament House' underneath.

Reuse, repurposing, recycling and a low environmental footprint must be baked into all aspects of society in Australia, from housing to industrial developmen

Australia's comparative and competitive advantages in transitioning to a circular economy are set out in a report commissioned by the Office of the Chief Scientist and prepared by the CSIRO.

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Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley, delivered a speech at the Science Meets Parliament 2024 Gala Dinner in the Great Hall at Parliament House.

Dr Cathy Foley speaking at Science Meets Parliament 2024 Gala Dinner

The breadth and depth of scientific endeavour taking place across the Australian Government was on full display at Parliament House last night.

Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley, addresses those attending the Government Scientists Group showcase hosted by the Parliamentary Friends of Science

A new report includes a survey of more than 3500 people with STEM qualifications to better understand the barriers to STEM careers.

STEM Career Pathways report cover image with Science and Technology Australia logo

I'm very pleased to welcome three new members to the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC). 

Australia's Chief Scientist has initiated a workshop series, 'Quantum Meets...' with the first – Quantum Meets Resources – being held in Adelaide on 14 February 2024 with leaders in Australia's resource industry and quantum scientists.

Cathy Foley

On Monday 4 December, Dr Foley delivered a speech titled "Opportunities in quantum technologies: now, near term and in the future" at the International Conference on Quantum Energy in Melbourne.

Quantum batteries

This review, undertaken by the Australian Council of Learned Academies, sought to understand how research metrics influence the diversity of Australia’s research workforce, and shape research quality, outputs and impact. 

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