Australia's Chief Scientist

Prof Chubb Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE: Science underpins more than one-quarter of Australia’s economic output

The Chief Scientist has issued a media release on the launch of two reports that investigate the economic contribution of the sciences.

22 January 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: An index for Australia’s future innovators

Australia's Chief Scientist has issued a media release on the launch of the STEM Programme Index 2016 (SPI 2016)

20 January 2016

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STATEMENT: A message from Professor Chubb

Professor Chubb has released a statement about the importance of science to the nation's future as his appointment as Chief Scientist ends this week.

19 January 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: Making STEM a priority in schools

Australia's Chief Scientist has published a media release welcoming the adoption of the National STEM School Education Strategy on Friday.

14 December 2015

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MEDIA RELEASE: Helping teachers to inspire students

Australia's Chief Scientist has issued a media release on the launch of a position paper on STEM teaching in Australian primary schools.

11 December 2015

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STATEMENT: National Innovation and Science Agenda

The Chief Scientist has released a statement welcoming the Australian Government's National Innovation and Science Agenda.

7 December 2015

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Capability Statements against Australia’s Science and Research Priorities

The Government has today released capability statements against each of Australia's Science and Research Priorities

3 December 2015

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Joint media release: Missing opportunities in Australian innovation

The Chief Scientist and the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) have issued a joint media release about the launch of a new report on innovation.

27 November 2015

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MEDIA RELEASE: BUILDING A CULTURE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Professor Chubb has issued a media release on the launch of the report Boosting High-Impact Entrepreneurship in Australia. The report highlights entrepreneurship as the key to a high-growth, innovation-led economy, able to capitalise on Australia’s investment in research and skills.

30 October 2015

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Media release: A Chief Scientist for a big-thinking Australia

Professor Chubb has welcomed the appointment of Dr Alan Finkel AO as Australia's next Chief Scientist.

27 October 2015

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