Technology and engineering academy lists budget priorities


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A better science workforce, research translation and climate change are the key federal budget priorities of Australia’s top technology and engineering body.

In a pre-budget submission to the government, the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering says that “the coming decade will see the culmination of a unique set of challenges associated with decarbonising the economy, managing the decline of many industries and training the workforce needed for an increasingly digital future”.

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