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We publish submissions to government, research reports with industry, and explainers for the public and policy-makers to show how science, technology and engineering can solve Australia's complex challenges.

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Jun 2024
Submission to the Roadmap for First Nations Digital Inclusion

ATSE welcomes the First Nations Digital Inclusion Advisory Group’s initiative to develop a Roadmap for First Nations Digital Inclusion. This submission draws on the input of ATSE Fellows and participants in our STEM Careers programs – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - to put forward the following evidence-based recommendations for developing the roadmap.

 
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May 2024
Submission to the Defence Trade Legislation Amendment Regulations consultation

ATSE’s submission acknowledges the improvements made to the defence trade controls legislation amendments in response to concerns raised by ATSE on unintended consequences for research.

 
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14
May 2024
Submission to the Climate Change Authority 2024 Issues Paper

ATSE thanks the Climate Change Authority for the opportunity to comment on the 2024 Issues Paper. Setting 2035 emissions reduction goals is particularly timely in the context of the Government’s six sectoral plans for decarbonisation.

 
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May 2024
Submission to the Policy Review of the National Competitive Grants Program

ATSE’s submission makes 6 recommendations about using the NCGP to support research in Australia. ATSE argues for using the NCGP to champion underinvested in types of research, including fundamental, Interdisciplinary, null result and replication research. It calls for research funding to be moved towards 3% of GDP and calls for funding the full cost of research.

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Research translation
Grants
 
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10
May 2024
Submission to Adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI)

ATSE’s submission considers that a coordinated response is needed to adopt and regulate AI and ensure continued public participation in AI-related decisions. AI can grow industries to be globally competitive and create new and high-paying jobs.

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AI
Digital futures
 
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3
May 2024
Submission to the National Water Agreement consultation

ATSE welcomes a consultation on a future National Water Agreement. We support the inclusion of themes for water quality, climate change and population growth, transparency in decision-making, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement.

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Water
Environment
 
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May 2024
Submission to the Inquiry into Food and Beverage Manufacturing in Australia

The food and beverage industry is on the brink of transformation with technologies like AI and automation offering opportunities to drive innovation, enhance productivity, and promote sustainability.

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Agriculture & Food
Manufacturing
 
ATSE Priority Climate Change 1
26
Apr 2024
Submission to the Electricity and Energy Sector Plan

Reducing emissions from energy use via renewable electricity and electrification is necessary for Australia to reach net zero.

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Net zero
Energy
 
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26
Apr 2024
Submission to the National Water Reform Interim Report consultation

ATSE supports the Interim Report’s renewal of the commitment to the National Water Reform, building on the foundations to ensure Australia’s water resources’ security amidst climate change and population growth. 

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Water
Environment