The Government Scientists Group is "the hidden gem of Australia's Public Service" bringing together chief scientists or equivalents from 24 Australian Government departments, agencies and regulators with a science capability.

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The Forum brings together Australia’s Chief Scientist and representatives from all Australian states and territories to discuss nationally important issues and challenges relating to science, technology and innovation.

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An initiative of the Office of the Chief Scientist that aims to grow the diversity of expertise in the Australian Public Service workforce.

Australia's Chief Scientist engaged in conversation with new Australian Science Policy Fellows

The council is responsible for providing advice to the Prime Minister and other Ministers on important science and technology issues facing Australia.

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