The Federal Government is hoping a "Women in Science Ambassador" will help encourage and boost the numbers of girls electing STEM subjects.
Announced in the 2018 Federal Budget tonight, a 10 year Plan for Women in Science, aiming to "set out a long–term strategy for increasing female involvement in STEM education and careers" was also revealed - briefly.
We are digging through the paperwork right now to get you all the details.
'.Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down the 2018-2019 Australian Federal Budget tonight - here is the speech in full..'
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