Executive Director, Office of the Chief Scientistv

Department of Industry, Science and Resources (DISR)

The Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) is hosted by the department, supporting Australia’s Chief Scientist in their whole-of-Government role of providing authoritative, independent science advice, championing Australia’s science and research system and contributing to improving Australia’s scientific capability. The OCS also provides secretariat support for the National Science and Technology Council, the Forum of Australian Chief Scientists, and the Government Science Group, and undertakes a number of projects to support science and technology into policy development and science engagement. The OCS has significant policy and communications capacity, as well as dedicated in-house administration capability.

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