Australia's Chief Scientist

Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE: NOMINATIONS CLOSING SOON FOR SCIENCE PRIZES

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has reminded the Australian science community to get cracking on nominations for the 2018 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science, with entries closing in less than three weeks.…

6 March 2018

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Media release: Innovation and Science Australia’s strategic plan for Australia’s innovation future released

Innovation and Science Australia released its strategic plan for Australia’s innovation future on 30 January 2018. …

30 January 2018

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MEDIA RELEASE: YOU’RE ON THE HOOK – READ A BOOK!

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has challenged everyone to share a great book with a special child over the summer holidays.…

14 December 2017

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MEDIA RELEASE: CELEBRATING SMALL SCIENCE WITH BIG IMPACT

Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, has congratulated the winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science. …

18 October 2017

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STATEMENT: Australian Government Energy Announcement

Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has made a statement on the Australian Government’s energy announcement.…

17 October 2017

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MEDIA RELEASE: EXPANDING STEM OPTIONS FOR ALL AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS

16 August 2017

The Office of the Chief Scientist, together with Engineers Australia, today hosted the launch of the STARportal, a searchable database of STEM activities.

16 August 2017

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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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