Inspiring Australia is a national strategy to help build connections between scientists, organisations, businesses, and students to foster public participation in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and innovation. The Strategy involves a diverse range of actions and initiatives within each state and territory, with the common goal of contributing to a society that values science, critically engages with scientific issues, encourages young people to pursue STEM careers and attracts national and international interest in science.
The initiative is part of the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda
The program is overseen by a Reference Group who meet quarterly. Organisations currently represented on the Reference Group are:
Grant administration, major events and general promotion for National Science Week across Queensland is overseen by a volunteer committee. Anyone is welcome to join this committee if you are interested, please complete this short Expression of Interest Form. You can also read the Terms of Reference for the Committee in 2018. Meetings are held monthly from approximately February to September. Current Committee Members include: