Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE: BLUEPRINT FOR A WORLD-CLASS ELECTRICITY SYSTEM

09 June 2017

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has unveiled a blueprint to optimise the National Electricity Market as a world-class electricity system that can serve the needs of today and rise to the challenges of tomorrow.

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9 June 2017

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Media Release: National roadmap for research infrastructure shows the way

Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham, and Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO, have jointly announced the release of the 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap. …

12 May 2017

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Media release: Nominate now for science prizes

With two weeks until entries close, Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has called on Australians to nominate outstanding teachers, scientists and innovators for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.…

31 March 2017

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Media release: Strong response to National Electricity Market Review

Submissions to the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market have now been published.…

17 March 2017

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MEDIA RELEASE: PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS TO INFORM NATIONAL ELECTRICITY BLUEPRINT

Public consultation sessions for the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market are now open for registration.…

19 January 2017

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MEDIA RELEASE: FUTURE SECURITY OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRICITY MARKET

Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has today released the Preliminary Report of the National Electricity Market (NEM) Security Review.…

9 December 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: Draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap released

Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has issued a media release inviting feedback on the draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap.…

5 December 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: BUSTING THE MYTHS ABOUT WOMEN IN STEM

The Office of the Chief Scientist has released a new occasional paper and datasheet about the obstacles facing women in STEM in Australia. …

11 November 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: CELEBRATING THE PATHFINDERS TO THE FUTURE

Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has congratulated the recipients of the 2016 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.…

19 October 2016

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STATEMENT: Chairing the National Electricity Review

Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel will chair a review of the National Energy Market and has issued a statement saying it will be an honour to take on the role.

7 October 2016

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