Advancing science for a healthy, sustainable and properous Australia

Professor Ian Chubb AC commenced his role as Australia's Chief Scientist on Monday 23 May 2011...

Future Events

  • 24 Jul
    RACI Centenary Congress 8:30 AM Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

    Dr Finkel will give the opening address at the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Centenary Congress in Melbourne, which celebrates 100 years of the RACI.

  • 12 Aug
    IEEE Sections Congress 8:30 AM International Convention Centre

    Dr Finkel will give a keynote presentation at the 2017 IEEE Sections Congress in Sydney.

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Speeches & Interviews

  • Australian Science Superheroes – Samantha Hood

    5 July 2017

    During National Science Week in August 2016, Australia’s Chief Scientist launched the #5ScientistPledge to recognise Australian Scientists. Now, we’re shining a light on some of these Australian science superheroes with a new tag – #AusScienceHeroes. 

  • SPEECH: Measuring Up

    3 July 2017

    On 2 July 2017, Dr Finkel gave the keynote address at the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) 40th Anniversary Conference, titled ‘Measuring Up’.

  • SPEECH: National Electricity Market Reform – A blueprint for the future

    21 June 2017

    On 21 June 2017, Dr Finkel gave the keynote address at the National Press Club with a speech titled ‘National Electricity Market Reform – A blueprint for the future.

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INTERVIEW: Q&A, Australia’s Energy Future 27 June 2017

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.

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