In case you missed it, we have a Minister for Science again.
Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane emerged a winner from last December’s cabinet reshuffle, adding science to his existing portfolio.
The Minister will be assisted Queensland MP Karen Andrews who scored a promotion to Parliamentary Secretary.
Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at CSIRO seem to be going nowhere, fast. As we begin a new year, it’s becoming increasingly clear that management’s support for the Government’s unworkable bargaining policy is to blame.
It’s time for Staff Association members to consider our options.
International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on 8 March and provides an opportunity to recognise the achievements of women in society and the challenges that remain on the path to equality.
Many CSIRO workplaces around the country have a long tradition of marking the day with events ranging from panel discussions to morning teas.