100 years of Aussie innovation: Where it all began in 1916

Can you imagine a world without science and technology?

What about a country without it? In 1916 in Australia, Prime Minister Billy Hughes made a speech to Parliament that would change the course of Australian science and research forever – and for the better.

Here are those famous words, spoken again by the people that have been most impacted by them – our whole community.

CSIRO is celebrating 100 years of Australian innovation in science during 1916. To learn more, head to :

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