Media Releases

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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STATEMENT: Review of the R&D Tax Incentive

Statement from the report co-chairs: Bill Ferris, Alan Finkel and John Fraser

28 September 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: 750 answers to the five scientist pledge

Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has issued a cheat sheet to help Australians finish their five scientist pledge, with more than 750 scientists listed.…

22 August 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: Take the five scientist pledge for National Science Week

Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has issued a media release calling on people to take the five scientist pledge this National Science Week.…

15 August 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: CONSULTATIONS OPEN FOR RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE PRIORITIES

Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has issued a media release announcing the release of the National Research Infrastructure Capability Issues Paper.…

20 July 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: Ag Institute Australia

The Ag Institute Australia has issued a media release following Dr Finkel's address to the institute's Innovation Conference in Adelaide last week.

27 May 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: CHIEF SCIENTIST WELCOMES CSIRO CLIMATE RESEARCH CENTRE

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has welcomed the CSIRO’s commitment to establish a Climate Science Centre with a core capability of 40 full-time scientists, to be based in Hobart.

26 April 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: Chief Scientist encourages prize nominations

The Chief Scientist has published a media release calling attention to the upcoming Prime Minister's Science Prizes. Now in their 16th year, the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science recognise the significant advancement of knowledge through scientific research, innovation and teaching.

7 April 2016

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MEDIA RELEASE: Where could STEM take you?

The Chief Scientist has issued a media release on the launch of a new report by the Office of the Chief Scientist. Australia’s STEM Workforce investigates the demographics, industries, occupations and salaries of STEM workers.

31 March 2016

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STATEMENT: Time to back our potential

Dr Alan Finkel has released a statement on his commencement as Australia's Chief Scientist.

1 February 2016

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