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Not good news for Science in Australia

Australia has a new federal government and it looks like world opinion of science in Australia has taken a hit. New Scientist just ran an article entitled “Australia rips up climate-change policies” (10 September 2013) which covered a number of policies:
  • climate
  • National Broadband Network
  • Specific research projects
  • NICTA
With a focus on the reduction or scrapping of these initiatives. Whether you agree or not with these individual policies the overall impression is one of a reduction of focus on science and technology in Australia. Read More...