Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Australia's Chief Scientist provides high-level independent advice to the Prime Minister and other Ministers on matters relating to science, technology and innovation. The Chief Scientist also holds the position of Executive Officer of the National Science and Technology Council, and can be appointed to ex-officio roles at the discretion of the government.
Type of Body
D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation
Established By / Under
2 July 1989