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Why the Science Party?

Our quality of life is improved by the continued application of reason, and by scientific discovery. The Science Party aims to increase opportunity for all individuals, and push society towards the pursuit of knowledge, for the benefit of all of humanity.

The natural and social sciences play vital roles in responding to major issues like climate change and pandemics, and approaching social and economic issues to create a secure future.

Only a party that respects science can implement the positive new ideas we need. United, we can form a government ready to lead.

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  • History of the Science Party Logo

    Posted by · June 15, 2021 11:48 AM

    On occasion, we are asked ‘What’s the deal with the Science Party logo?’

    Is it just some cubes stacked together?

    It’s more than that. It takes a lot of the things we value in the party, and condenses them into a single icon.

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  • Australian Media & The Internet

    Posted by · September 30, 2020 7:00 AM

    In a welcome break from the stream of coronavirus news that has gripped us all this year, the media itself has become the focus of an emerging contest between Australian media outlets and online platforms of Facebook and Google.

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  • COVID-19: A Fatal Lack of Foresight

    Posted by · September 22, 2020 6:00 AM

    The Science Party is calling for the establishment of an Australian CDC. Read the policy here.

    If you've watched Steven Soderbergh's 2011 film Contagion, you could almost imagine it as a trailer for 2020. Our heroes at the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) struggle to contain a deadly virus ravaging the US and the world, wreaking havoc and sparking civil unrest in its path. Using contact tracing and widespread quarantine, and fighting wild conspiracy theories along the way, they develop a vaccine to halt the devastation.

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