Australia's Chief Scientist

Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE: A Hydrogen Industry on the National Agenda

Hydrogen could be Australia’s next multibillion dollar export opportunity, according to a panel of energy, technology and policy leaders who presented their findings to the COAG Energy Council last week.

Dr Alan Finkel, Chair of the Hydrogen Strategy Group and …

17 August 2018

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MEDIA RELEASE: Taking charge of energy storage opportunities

Australia has a myriad of technical and community opportunities in the booming energy storage sector, according to a paper released by the Office of the Chief Scientist.…

6 July 2018

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Media release: Education Council releases STEM Industry-Schools Partnerships report

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Education Council has today released its STEM Industry-Schools Partnerships report.…

23 April 2018

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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.

You can …

9 June 2017

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