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Nine in ten Australians think that our scientific achievements are comparable or better than the rest of the world. 5% believe we are the best in the world.

The majority of Australians see our scientific achievements as comparable to or better than other industrialised countries. Three-quarters of Australians believe that the benefit of new scientific advancements outweighs the risk and 68% of Australians are excited by new technologies. However, technological change is happening too fast for many Australians.