Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol43 Issue69 14–18 May 2018
The Federal budget seems to have been good for science, but more details to follow. An excellent summary can be found at the AAS website;
Australian Academy of Science media release
An outline of all new Budget measures can be found in Budget Paper No 2 and in greater detail in the various Portfolio Budget Statements.
From my quick scan key things for us are;
- NCRIS funding for major facilities,
- health and medicine funding (particularly around devices),
- Space and earth observation.