Australia's Chief Scientist

Hydrogen for Australia’s future

A message from the Chief Scientist: Australia’s Hydrogen Potential

“Imagine a zero-emissions fuel that exists on Earth in abundance, can be easily extracted using basic chemistry and offers jobs and investment in Australia for decades to come.

That substance exists: it’s called hydrogen.”…

10 July 2019

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National Hydrogen Strategy – Issues papers released

The COAG Energy Council Working Group has now released a series of nine issues papers inviting the public to provide feedback into the development of a National Hydrogen Strategy.

Dr Finkel has penned a message from the Chief Scientist accompanying …

3 July 2019

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SPEECH: Opening panellist remarks for the International Energy Agency Workshop on Hydrogen

Dr Finkel gave a speech at the International Energy Agency on 11 February 2019 in Paris, France. In his speech he outlines some of the motivations for an increasing focus on hydrogen. A pdf of the speech is here . …

12 March 2019

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Interview: Politico – hydrogen and the export potential for Australia

Dr Finkel was interviewed by Politico during his recent visit to Europe. Kalina Oroschakoff and Paola Tamma discussed hydrogen energy and its export potential for Australia with the Chief Scientist. A pdf of the article is available here . The …

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The Hydrogen Strategy Group, chaired by Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel, has today released a briefing paper on the potential domestic and export opportunities of a hydrogen industry in Australia. …

17 August 2018

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