[ASC-list] Chief Scientist resigns

Charles Willock charlesw at cse.unsw.EDU.AU
Thu Mar 3 23:13:03 UTC 2011


I'm not in a position to comment on the issue of independence except
perhaps to note that it seems somewhat better than previously when, 
under John Howard, the position was reduced to a part-time one.

   http://www.voy.com/166638/83.html


HtH,
Charlesw



On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 08:47:51AM +1000, Susan Kirk wrote:
> Oh and incidentally how 'independent' is this role
> (http://www.chiefscientist.gov.au/about/) and department?
> S
> 
> On 4/03/11 8:45 AM, "Susan Kirk" <skirk at lingo.net.au> wrote:
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> > Who will take over this role I wonder??
> > http://www.chiefscientist.gov.au/about/
> > 
> > S
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