Office of the Chief Scientist (http://www.chiefscientist.gov.au) Australia’s Chief Scientist provides high-level independent advice to the Prime Minister and other Ministers on matters relating to science, technology and innovation.
Australian Science Media Centre (http://www.smc.org.au). The Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC) is an independent not-for-profit service for the news media, giving media direct access to evidence-based science and expertise
The Conversation (http://theconversation.com/au) the Conversation is a collaboration between editors and academics to provide informed news analysis and commentary that is free to read and republish
ScienceAlert – This is a comprehensive website featuring news about science, technology and innovation. It also features a guide to science jobs and events.
Science & Technology Australia (http://scienceandtechnologyaustralia.org.au)
Science & Technology Australia represents an array of professional interests within science and technology across Australia, with members including organisations such as the Australian Neuroscience Society, Australian Society for Biophysics, the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, the Australian Council of Deans of Science and the Women in Science Enquiry Network, amongst others.
ATSE, the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, always has a large number of interesting discussion papers.
Australian Academy of Science– A site which has a large number of interesting and useful links which includes Nova for accurate and up-to-date information on scientific, health and environmental issues in the news.
National Curriculum Board– A site which accesses the latest developments in the Mathematics and Science proposals being mooted in the K-12 National Curriculum changes. This site accesses downloads of documents relevant to the National Curriculum changes. Registration for online feedback is also possible through this site.