Below is a listing of lobby groups and Members of Federal Parliament whom you may wish to contact in order to make your views known with regard to the importance of adequately supporting research and education. With rare exceptions a single individual's opinion carries little weight with the powers that be. But stated often enough by a number of people - something useful may be accomplished.

Lobby Groups

Science & Technology Australia (formally FASTS) is the most inclusive lobby group.

The Group of Eight is made up of eight leading Australian Universities. Since June 2000 they have maintained a secretariat in Canberra.

Universities Australia
Peak body representing all of Australia's Universities


Federal Members of Parliament

Members of the House of Representatives

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