Media Releases


The Academy issues a limited number of media statements on major Academy activities and also conducts continuing liaison with a variety of news media to represent its points of view on a variety of topics through contributed articles, print interviews and participation in electronic news media initiatives.

2014 Media Releases

Innovation a key to meeting technology challenges

Posted on 16/04/2014
Focus 183: Australia’s resilient economy is facing significant structural change and technological innovation has a key role to play in providing the solutions.

Productivity the key to food and fibre future

Posted on 14/04/2014
Australia can feed 60 to 80 million people but the future of food and fibre production for export will depend on productivity increases. Read more

Australia needs to embrace new manufacturing

Posted on 26/03/2014
Advanced manufacturing communique and media release. Australia risks losing its manufacturing industry base unless it embraces 'new' manufacturing.

Antarctic science needs Australian support

Posted on 5/03/2014
Resources and long-term funding needed for Antarctic science

Energy Reduction Fund (ERF) Green Paper

Posted on 25/02/2014
More cash needed to acheive emissions reduction

Nation needs a long-term consistent energy policy

Posted on 25/02/2014
Energy White Paper (EWP) Issues Paper

Human cell therapy public lecture

Posted on 21/02/2014
Human cell therapy will go under the spotlight when the SA Division of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) launches its 2014 Public Lecture series on 25 February in cooperation with the CRC for Cell Therapy Manufacturing.

Food Security - Time to optimise

Posted on 12/02/2014
Australia should optimise its agriculture and food supply as a first step in embracing the challenges and opportunities it confronts in contributing to worldwide food security.

ATSE opposes R&D tax law changes

Posted on 23/01/2014
Proposed changes to Australia’s tax laws regarding research and development deductions for large companies are flawed and should not be passed by the Parliament, the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering has said in a submission to Govern

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