National Science, Technology and Research Committee
Industry, Innovation and Science (part of the Jobs and Innovation Portfolio)
The National Science, Technology and Research Committee is an officials level body with responsibility for supporting the work of the Commonwealth Science Council by: - ensuring that a strategic and whole-of-government approach is taken towards all aspects of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and innovation -identifying areas of national strength in science, research and innovation and current and future capability need - identifying opportunities to improve the impact, focus, prioritisation and quality of Australia's investment in science and research - identifying opportunities to improved connections between government, research organisations, universities and business -coordinating responses to other matters referred to it by the Commonwealth Science Council.
Type of Body
D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation
Established By / Under
Committee, Council, Board, Forum
Established By/Under More info
Commonwealth Science Council
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
1 November 2014