Australia's Chief Scientist

Interviews

INTERVIEW: THE MONTHLY

Dr Alan Finkel was interviewed by Anna Krien for The Monthly about the energy narrative and his role as Chief Scientist.…

8 January 2018

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Interview: Australian Financial Review

Dr Alan Finkel was interviewed by Ben Potter for the Australian Financial Review about artificial intelligence, energy and his role as Chief Scientist.…

5 December 2017

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Interview: Boss True Leaders 2017

Dr Alan Finkel was interviewed by Patrick Durkin for the Australian Financial Review’s Boss Magazine, as part of their True Leaders 2017 October issue.…

5 November 2017

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Interview: ABC Perth, Automation and AI

Dr Alan Finkel was interviewed by Gillian O’Shaughnessy for ABC Perth Afternoons about automation and the changing nature of the workforce.…

5 September 2017

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INTERVIEW: Q&A, Australia’s Energy Future

Dr Finkel appeared on ABC’s Q&A on Monday 12 June to discuss Australia’s Energy Future, following the release of the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market. …

27 June 2017

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INTERVIEW: ABC Perth: Changing expectations by degrees

Dr Alan Finkel was interviewed on 720 ABC Perth about loosening the link between university degrees and careers following the publication of an opinion piece in The Australian newspaper.…

29 August 2016

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INTERVIEW: The Science Show, ABC National

Dr Finkel appeared on ABC Radio National’s The Science Show on Saturday 20 August to discuss STEM PhDs, where they can take you, and how his own PhD in Neuroscience put him on the winding path to become Australia’s Chief …

20 August 2016

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INTERVIEW: On the road with the WA Chief Scientist

As part of National Science Week 2016, Dr Finkel appeared in an interview with WA Chief Scientist Peter Klinken to discuss innovation in Australia.…

17 August 2016

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INTERVIEW: Sky News Australia: National Science Week

Dr Finkel appeared on Sky News where he encouraged all Australians to celebrate National Science Week by taking the Five Scientist Pledge.…

15 August 2016

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INTERVIEW: Jon Faine 774 ABC Melbourne: Victorian of the Year

After Dr Finkel was named as the 2016 Victorian of the Year, he appeared on 774 ABC Melbourne with Jon Faine to give an interview.

1 July 2016

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