George was a metallurgist who spent his working life at the Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) at Maribyrnong Victoria, part of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).
Our campaigning means that the Act has changed to lift some investment restrictions for the company while ensuring continued majority Australian ownership.
Thousands of Defence Department public servants have had their workplace counseling services axed as the federal government’s cuts bite deeper in departmental budgets.
The Government’s proposal to deregulate the university sector has resulted in howls of protest from students, silent terror from parents and growing concerns from professionals worried that rising degree costs and increases in interest charges on student loans, will turn away future generations from specialist careers in science, technology and engineering.
Negotiations at TasWater broke down yesterday and the dispute is now heading to Fair Work Australia.
Professionals Australia, in its capacity of representing hundreds of technical workers in Defence establishment says the cuts to science and engineering will eventually cost lives on the battlefield and leave Australia a weaker military nation.
The list highlights the influence of outstanding engineers in all spheres of society.
The ATO is offering a range of information to assist those affected by the phasing out of the Net Medical Expenses Tax Offset.
Representing engineers at the air traffic control agency, Professionals Australia has acted to bring Airservices management to the conciliation table over the agency’s decision to remove salary progression, which allowed staff to move through pay classifications.