Industry, Innovation and Science
Innovation and Science Australia is an independent board, responsible for providing strategic whole-of-government advice on all science, research and innovation matters. 5-15 Board members, including Chair, Deputy Chair and Ex-Officio member, appointed by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Industry Research and Development Act, 1986

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    15

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    27 September 2007

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair VACANT    
Deputy Chair Dr. Alan Finkel AO 10 March 2016 24 January 2019
Other Dr. Heather Smith PSM 20 January 2016 Determined by the appointer
Member Ms. Maile Carnegie 10 March 2016 24 January 2019
Member Dr. Bronte Adams AM, GAICD, D.Phil (Oxon) 24 October 2016 16 August 2019
Member Mr. Saul Singer 5 May 2016 24 January 2019
Member VACANT    
Member Prof. Bronwyn Harch FTSE, AStat, GAICD 24 October 2016 16 August 2019
Member VACANT    
Member Dr. Christopher Roberts AO 10 March 2016 24 January 2019
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Mr. Paul Bassat 28 October 2018 23 January 2019
Member VACANT    
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