Inquiry into the Office of the Chief Scientist

Inquiry into the Office of the Chief Scientist

Terms of Reference (Word 20KB)

Submissions

Hearing Program (PDF 128KB)

Hansard (PDF 605KB)

Report - (PDF 991KB)

Interim Report - (PDF 57KB)

Government Response tabled 10 November 2005 - (PDF 675KB)

Submission cover sheet (Word 30KB)

On 11 May 2004 the Senate referred the matter of the Office of the Chief Scientist to the Senate Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee for inquiry. The committee will examine the functioning of the Office of the Chief Scientist and, in particular, potential conflicts of interest which may arise when appointees to the position of Chief Scientist act in a part-time capacity.

A public hearing has been rescheduled for Friday, 2 July 2004. The committee expects to report on
30 July 2004 with a submission closing date of 4 June 2004.

Submissions should include all contact details, including mailing address, telephone and fax and email address if applicable and should be submitted electronically (Microsoft Word version 6.0 - 95 or above) and e-mailed to eet.sen@aph.gov.au with the submission cover sheet supplied above. Alternatively they can be posted to:

For further details on making a submission to a Senate inquiry see "How to make a submission to a Senate Committee inquiry" (PDF 185KB)

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