Commentary | Published:

New era of fiscal restraint for Australia

Nature volume 383, page 117 (12 September 1996) | Download Citation


The recent first budget of the new Australian Coalition government offers an opportunity to reflect on the way in which Australian science must adapt to an environment of fiscal rectitude.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.


All prices are NET prices.

Author information


  1. , is in the Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia.

    • Gustav Nossal


  1. Search for Gustav Nossal in:

About this article

Publication history




By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing