The Australian Senate is holding an inquiry into the challenges to Australian industries and jobs posed by increasing global competition in innovation, science, engineering, research and education
If there is enough interest, I volunteer to try to help make a submission from members of the Australian Bioinformatics Network (or indeed, anyone with an interest in delivering benefit from Australian bioinformatics). Submissions are due on 31 July 2014.
If you are interested in participating in a phone hookup to discuss this, please contact me by clicking on this link.
Also, I encourage you to please join the discussion on Yammer to share your thoughts on this issue.